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Other Roadside Signage Midwest

 

World Real Estate
Chicago, IL
Photo courtesy Don Gardner

The World Real Estate features a sign outside that a real eye-catcher.

 

 

Odd Fellows Temple
IL
Photo courtesy Don Gardner

Odd Fellows Temple still features a nice neon sign outside of its building. This place is located somewhere in Southern Illinois.

 

 

 

Terry Bakery
Ann Arbor, MI
Photo courtesy Mike Engle

Fancy the little chefs carrying out the huge rolling pin at the Terry Bakery. Roadside characters like these make a sign unique. This bakery is located in Ann Arbor, MI.

 

Terry Bakery
Ypsilanti, MI
Photo courtesy Jay Lin

 

The detail on this marquee for Terry Bakery in Ypsilanti, Michigan sports a couple of bakers humorously carrying a rolling pin on their shoulders. Roadside signage such as this was typical decades back but are becoming harder to come by these days.

 

 

B.P.O.E.
Jacksonville, IL
Photo courtesy Don Gardner

The B.P.O.E. sign with the elk head can still be found in Jacksonville, Illinois.

 

 

Overseas Arts and Travel (Chinatown)
Chicago, IL
Photo courtesy Jason Carlton

Here a building that may have once been an old restaurant in the Chinatown area of Chicago. It's now called Overseas Arts and Travel.

 

 

Blossom Basket
IL
Photo courtesy Don Gardner

Check out the Blossom Basket with its swooping arrow pointing the way to the front door. This sign can capture your attention from a block away.

 

 

 

 

Oliver's Bakery
Kenosha, WI
Photo courtesy Don Gardner

Oliver's Bakery features a vintage sign with an interesting swoop boomerang in its marquee.

 

Oliver's Bakery front view
Kenosha, WI
Photo courtesy Chibbqking

If you're in the Kenosha, WI area, be sure to make a stop at Oliver's Bakery. Oliver's is a can't miss stop with its old roadside marquee with a yellow swooping arrow directing attention straight into the front door. Oliver's has been in business for at least 70 years. In July 2006, Oliver's Bakery remodeled and is now back in business serving the community. For more information, see the Oliver's Bakery website. 05-09

 

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