October 1, 2014
732 S. Elmhurst Avenue
Burua marks are hard to find, but I’ve recorded them from 1990 to 2003, which puts this right in the middle. It’s a lovely thing in a part of town that needs them.
September 30, 2014
S. Elmhurst Avenue and Edes Avenue
D. M. Lee may have been an amateur, but then there are those two straight bars on either side of the mark . . .
September 29, 2014
6625 Aitkens Drive
Yeah, JCP probably wasn’t the maker of this mark. So sue me. When I’m up in the hills, I take anything I can get.
September 28, 2014
2518 64th Avenue
This mark appears to be the work of professionals, but the names aren’t familiar.
September 27, 2014
689 Nevada Street
South Elmhurst’s sidewalks are in sad shape, but a few marks survive there.
September 26, 2014
2320 65th Avenue
Ed Doty used a curved mark almost exclusively after 1936, but a few dated examples of his previous straight-text mark exist, like this one.
September 25, 2014
2028 64th Avenue
This mark establishes that L. Banchero removed the “& Co.” from his mark after this year, because as of 1934 that text is missing.