Visualingual: Elsewhere

New Bookstore to Open in Downtown Cincinnati: exciting news. Stepping Up to Restore Cincinnati’s Neglected Pedestrian Stairways: great write-up on Spring in Our Steps. Best of Eco Chic Design: our Backyard Habitat Seed Bomb Kit gets some love from The … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Elsewhere

Visualingual: Casino Theater by Zettel & Rapp

The old Casino [later Regal] Theater is located at 1201 Linn St. in Cincinnati’s West End neighborhood. It was designed by Zettel & Rapp and opened in 1913. According to this resource, George W. and Walter L. Rapp [I think … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Casino Theater by Zettel & Rapp

Visualingual: Baker Brush Co. Inc. Ghost Sign in NYC

Actually, my favorite part of the Baker Brush Co. Inc. ghost sign is the word “receivin.” Spotted this one on Greene St. in SoHo between Canal and Grand Sts. . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Baker Brush Co. Inc. Ghost Sign in NYC

Visualingual: Noted without Comment

Horseshoe? RIP OTR? Gamblers Anonymous meeting or punk rock show? I spotted this on Telford St. in the Clifton Gaslight neighborhood of Cincinnati. . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Noted without Comment

Visualingual: Elsewhere

Planning, Politics, and Building a City: coming up this Wednesday, a free lecture at the Mercantile Library on the career of city planner [and Kevin Bacon's father] Edmund Bacon. 6980 Knoll Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45237: a frank Lloyd Wright house … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Elsewhere

Visualingual: Nashville Main Post Office by Marr & Holman

Located at 919 Broadway, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts in Nashville began its life as the Main Post Office, designed in the Art Deco style by Marr & Holman and constructed in 1933-34. The flashy interior features cast … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Nashville Main Post Office by Marr & Holman

Visualingual: Noah’s Whiskey Beer Ghost Sign in Cincinnati

The ghost sign for Noah’s Whiskey Beer [or Pepsi Whiskey Beer Noah's, as it were] is on the corner of Spring Grove Ave. and Ledlie St. in a light-manufacturing no-man’s-land in Cincinnati. . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Noah’s Whiskey Beer Ghost Sign in Cincinnati

Visualingual: Off the Wall in Baltimore

Off the Wall is a series of temporary installations in public spaces throughout Baltimore, initiated as an outreach effort by the Walters Art Museum. Reproductions of paintings from the museum’s permanent collection are on view through the end of 2013, … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Off the Wall in Baltimore

Visualingual: Elsewhere

Spring Handmade Wish List: Through the Eyes of the Mrs. likes our 10 Seed Bombs with Slinger! Getaway to Cincinnati: this roundup includes Park+Vine in Over-the-Rhine and the Charley Harper mosaic mural downtown. Miniature Rooms: a crazy-cool Cincinnati-based company that … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Elsewhere

Visualingual: Bayer Pills Ghost Sign in Savannah

This awesome ghost sign proclaiming Bayer Pills is located on West Congress St. in Savannah, between Jefferson and Montgomery Sts. . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Bayer Pills Ghost Sign in Savannah

Visualingual: Cincinnati Times-Star Building by Samuel Hannaford & Sons

Located at 800 Broadway in downtown Cincinnati, the old Times-Star Building by Samuel Hannaford & Sons opened its doors in 1933. The 16-story limestone building features an Art Deco façade that pays tribute to the printing and publishing businesses. The … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Cincinnati Times-Star Building by Samuel Hannaford & Sons

Visualingual: Sweet Sentiments Seed Bomb Kits by VisuaLingual

Now that Spring has sprung, we’re proud to present three brand-new seed bomb kits, each symbolizing the sweet sentiments you may feel for the special people in your life: your mother, a friend and favorite pair of lovers. The flowers … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Sweet Sentiments Seed Bomb Kits by VisuaLingual

Visualingual: Elsewhere

9 Ways SpringBoard Businesses Can Help with Spring Redecorating: SpringBoard, the creative entrepreneurship course we took, has a fantastic roundup of Cincinnati-made decor goodies, including our Over-the-Rhine-inspired Flourishing pillows. Historic Jackson Brewery to Become Performing Arts Complex: interesting news about … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Elsewhere

Visualingual: Field Guide to the Vanity License Plates of Southwestern Ohio: Part 9

Today my ongoing typological investigation into the vanity license plates of Southwestern Ohio focuses on all creatures great and small. I’m a cat person, so we’ll start with cats and HLO KTTY. Moving right along, we’ve got BARECAT, KITNBUS, UCBRCT … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Field Guide to the Vanity License Plates of Southwestern Ohio: Part 9

Visualingual: Leon Jewelry Ghost Sign in Mobile

Leon Jewelry was located at 222 Dauphin St. in Mobile, AL, just a hop and a skip from the heart of downtown. A lovely protruding sign on a beautiful old building! . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Leon Jewelry Ghost Sign in Mobile

Visualingual: Elsewhere

Pale as a Ghost Sign: I get to keep awesome company, getting quoted in this article alongside Tod from the American Sign Museum and Bill from The Writing on the Walls. After Failed Court Battle, Crew Demolish Former Gamble House: … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Elsewhere

Visualingual: Edison Theatre Ghost Sign in Fort Myers

Built in 1941, the old Edison Theatre is located on the corner of Hendry and Main Sts. in downtown Fort Myers. This Art Deco confection now houses offices, but I’m glad that the façade has remained intact. According to this … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Edison Theatre Ghost Sign in Fort Myers

Visualingual: Landscape Photography by Kent Krugh

Cincinnati-based Kent Krugh trained as a physicist but is now a photographer who embraces “the notion of a universe created and sustained by a supreme being.” These dreamy photos of trees in local parks are from his Inside the Gate … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Landscape Photography by Kent Krugh

Visualingual: Lion Brothers Co. Inc. Ghost Sign in Baltimore

Located at 875 Hollins St. in Baltimore, the old Lion Brothers Co. Inc. building is on the National Historic Register. The company, established in 1899, was once the world’s largest manufacturer of embroidered emblems and insignia. It still exists and … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Lion Brothers Co. Inc. Ghost Sign in Baltimore

Visualingual: VisuaLingual in CityBeat’s Best of Cincinnati 2013

Today is April Fools’ Day, but this isn’t a joke: we’re included in the CityBeat Best of Cincinnati 2013 issue as the Best Hometown Hero Design Duo [page 79]. Gosh, you guys… But wait, there’s more! On page 143, check … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: VisuaLingual in CityBeat’s Best of Cincinnati 2013

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