Charlotte: The Signs of the Times

SKU: 9780999323007


Whether you are new to Charlotte, NC or have lived here your whole life, this crisp coffee-table style book will certainly spark conversations and turn heads. 


Measuring 9.5 x 11.25 inches, this brand new 160 page book showcases the Queen City's unique and historical roadside signage via Christopher S. Lawing's signature colorful photography. Landmark signs ranging from restaurant favorites such as Anderson's and the World Famous Open Kitchen to other familiar roadside monuments such as JFG Coffee and Park-N-Shop appear throughout the book in a vivid array, aptly showcasing the signs' brilliant colors and bold shapes in over 110+ photographs. 


With an Introduction in the beginning detailing how the project started and grew, and a Locator Map at the end visualizing where in the Queen City these signs can be found, you are sure to enjoy your time leafing through the book. And feel free to write in your own memories of each location directly on the page!

As you desire to learn a little more about Charlotte or prepare to walk down memory lane, know that you will visit many, many Charlotte institutions from days past, and will learn about new ones of days present. Enjoy the ride.


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