Marigold Margarine

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    Glad I shot this when I did....now there's Condo's up obscuring this wonderful Wall Dog

    doc will, Ghostsigns, Mark 2400, and 17 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Man_of Steel 97 months ago | reply

      In Chicago, as in many cities- the number of buildings being demolished to make way for new Condos is mindboggling. The only good, that comes from these demos, is at times some old history is revealed- as is the case here. The brand of Margarine may be long gone- but the image is a great example of Outdoor advertising from the 40's.

    2. janet little 96 months ago | reply

      I love these old ads -- I try to capture them whenever I can too. There are some tucked away in Baltimore that are often overlooked unless you're walking down the street looking for interesting things.

    3. Man_of Steel 96 months ago | reply

      I'm always looking at/for Old Signage- the typography, the colors, and concept of "modern" is always intriquing.
      Check out Daryl Thetfords signs at www.thetfordphotography.com.

      Also, my brother has shot some great Vintage signs on his trips across the great USof A.check them out at www.flickr.com/photos/aaronkramer/sets/72157594251777785/

    4. doc will 89 months ago | reply

      Great walldog, Man of Steel....the colors are exceptional, because there's been no weathering...good stuff.

    5. Man_of Steel 89 months ago | reply

      Thanks D.W.
      I haven't been by there in a while- ' be curious to see if some new CONDO
      or Strip Mall/Mixed-Use/poor-excuse-for-Architecture isn't up and standing /
      masking/burying that WALLDOG by now!

    6. muledriver 85 months ago | reply

      truly awesome find!!

    7. Man_of Steel 85 months ago | reply

      Thanks jbalynas45-
      I recently saw a Public Television (WTTW) Program on that had an image of the same Ghost Dog- on a segment about Hidden Chicago.

    8. Ghostsigns 17 months ago | reply

      This would make a great addition to the 2014 Ghostsigns Calendar, details here:
      www.ghostsigns.co.uk/2013/10/call-for-photos-ghostsigns-c...

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