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The Sun Rose on a New Day with New Faces at the Days Inn

Posted by Frank Murch | Apr 9, 2020 8:00:00 AM

The Days Inn is a chain of motels that started with a family road trip. Cecil B. Day loaded the family into a station wagon in the 1960s and drove. He found few hotels outside big cities along the new interstate highway system. Cecil formulated a business plan that created a new segment of affordable roadside motels outside of big cities.

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Topics: pylon sign, reface a sign cabinet

Fry's Electronics Pylon Sign

Posted by Frank Murch | Apr 2, 2020 8:15:00 AM


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Topics: pylon sign, Sign Relocation

Are you luck enough to have a Pylon Sign?

Posted by Frank Murch | Oct 25, 2018 10:00:00 AM

A Pylon signs are controversial.These are tall signs on poles. Often these are the first signs put up in In under developed areas, and areas visible from highways. Pylon signs are common for gas stations, malls and shopping centers. As the area develops and grows, these signs are often limited or eliminated. Cities often consider this type of sign a visual form of pollution. Cities are using the zoning laws to change character of the neighborhood. In most Coastal cities these are not permit-able as a new sign. However, they are effective and if you are lucky enough to have an existing (likely older) pylon sign, you have an advertising machine.

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Topics: refinish monument signs, Shopping center monument sign, Strip mall monument sign, Retail monument sign, monument sign, pylon sign, neon signs, outdoor signs, reface a monument, monument, Monument Sign Face

What would you do with this?? Pylon Sign

Posted by Frank Murch | Dec 30, 2016 3:53:00 AM

Got an re-purposing mystery.

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Topics: pylon sign, neon signs, outdoor signs


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