Last login: Saturday, December 17, 2011
I can't really get worked up about the sign; have lived here 40 years and it never seemed worth preserving to me.
What does get me worked up in a major way is how the California Theatre building is deteriorating. The term "crying shame" comes to mind. If you haven't walked around this building to see San Diego's Shame, you should.
I know the present owners probably don't have an income stream from the building at all. Maybe income from putting a banner advertizing beer on the side might at least start to give them a little money which might possibly help provide an income stream to fix this building up.
That to me is the true historical preservation issue. Why put any energy into preserving a painted sign when the building itself looks like it's falling down?
December 17, 2011 at 8:45 a.m.
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