Chicago Ghost Signs and the Beverly Sign Co.
Fundraising to save two Chicago ghost signs with a connection to the Beverly Sign Co.
Walldogs, Ghost Signs and Slappy Hooper
In 2009 the Colorado Gambler published an article by Cathleen Norman called ‘Walldogs, Ghost Signs and Slappy Hooper’. It packs a surprisingly large quantity of material about the history of painting signs on walls in the USA into a very short piece. However, the opening sentence of the main body might be one for the […]
Signwriter Bruce Buckley profiled in 2007 Signcraft magazine
This article about signwriter Bruce Buckley of the Chicago Sign Company is worth a read. (Thanks Andrew Cordani for this link to this page which led me to the article.) More press about the Chicago Sign Company can be found on their website and here is the home page of Signcraft magazine.
Chicago Ghostsigns mapped online and photographed for thesis
This website [Link expired] allows you to browse locations in Chicago and find the neighbourhood ghostsigns there. It was created by Nicole Donohoe for her thesis and has some great examples from this city which I haven’t previously seen many signs from. I’m not sure if the project is still active but there is a […]