Sunday, August 31, 2008

Alexander Hotel

Built in 1919, on Central Avenue. Get the full history here.

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Saturday, August 30, 2008

Tattoo you

Tattoo parlor on the corner of Central Avenue.

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Friday, August 29, 2008

Web of wonder

Seen in the window on an alley in the Grand Central District.

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Thursday, August 28, 2008

Old neon

Classic neon WELCOME sign at a hotel on Treasure Island.

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Wednesday, August 27, 2008

The Vinoy

Built in 1925 and still beautiful. Read its history here.

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Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Sea Chest

I believe the Sea Chest has been around since the late 1950s. Rates here.

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Monday, August 25, 2008

Pink garage

Seen in the Old Northeast.

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Sunday, August 24, 2008


Not sure what it is, but it sure is rusty!


Saturday, August 23, 2008

American Idol

An impromptu performance seen in the 22nd Street Business District.


Friday, August 22, 2008

Rich's Hot Dogs

Formerly known as Rich's Little Doghouse. Treasure Island.

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Thursday, August 21, 2008

El Cap

El Cap was THE classic burger and sports bar long before there was such a thing. Fourth St N.

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Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Everybody Rumba!

Seen by the light of the moon. Central Avenue.


Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Rode Apartments

Seen in Treasure Island. Cool font on the sign !

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Monday, August 18, 2008

Blast from the past

Captain Kangaroo, Hot Tamale, and Sparkly - who's just a wee bit frightening...


Sunday, August 17, 2008

Palm in a puddle

Friday, August 15, 2008

Mirror Lake

Downtown St Petersburg. Scenic small lake surrounded by banyan trees and historic buildings, including the library. This sign dates to the late 1930s.


Thursday, August 14, 2008

Arvilla Motel

The "Arvilla" portion of the sign dates to the early 1950s.

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Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Mari Jean Hotel

Built in 1926. Central Avenue, St Pete. Read the history here.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Malindy Elene

A bridal boutique on Central Avenue. This bas-relief is seen above the entrance to the shop. They have stunningly gorgeous dresses! Visit them here!

Monday, August 11, 2008

No dogs!

Seen at the North Shore softball complex.


Sunday, August 10, 2008

Tropical Apartments

Spanish revival building, Old Northeast.

Saturday, August 9, 2008

Alteration station

Interesting and colorful window of an alterations shop, Central Avenue, St Pete.


Friday, August 8, 2008

Reiner & Co.

Rob Reiner and his sons visit Tropicana Field, 2005.

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Thursday, August 7, 2008

Holmes Shoe Repair

Downtown St Petersburg.

Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Topaz Apartments

Close to downtown St Pete.

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