San Francisco Neon

historic sign network

San Francisco Neon: Survivors and Lost Icons

(2014 Giant Orange Press)

Cloth hardcover third printing with 220+color photographs.  Includes extended neon notes section and updated neighborhood index with sign condition for all surviving signs. This is the first hard-bound document of the best neon signs in San Francisco!

 

 

 

 

 

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• Photographs by Al Barna and Randall Ann Homan. Plates include 10 photographs of lost iconic signs from the 1970s, and 200+ current color photographs

• San Francisco/photography essay by local award-winning travel writer Tom Downs

• Neon preservation essay by Eric Lynxwiler, neon sign art expert and board member of the Museum of Neon Art (MONA)

• Endnotes section with local stories, oral history, and rich details on 30+ legacy neon signs

• Index by neighborhood to give readers a sense of which neighborhoods still have clusters of neon, and which neighborhoods have lost all but one or two surviving signs

• Neon condition to give readers indication which signs are illuminated nightly, which signs need restoration, and which signs have been removed

All photos © 2014 Al Barna and Randall Ann Homan

All content © 2018 Al Barna and Randall Ann Homan