San Francisco Neon: Survivors And Lost Icons
- Publish Date: 2014-12-01
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Al; Homan, Randall Ann Barna
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Over 200 photographs by Al Barna and Randall Ann Homan. Plates include 10 photographs of lost iconic signs from the 1970s, and 195 current color photographs San Francisco/photography essay by local award-winning travel writer Tom Downs Neon preservation essay by Eric Lynxwiler, neon sign art expert and board member of the Museum of Neon Art (MONA) Endnotes section with local stories, oral history, and rich details on 30 iconic neon signs by photographers and essayists. Index by neighborhood to give readers a sense of which neighborhoods still have clusters of neon, and which neighborhoods have lost all but one or two surviving signs Neon condition to give readers indication which signs are illuminated nightly, which signs do not light up and need restoration, and which signs are lost icons