Listen to "Tube Benders”, A deep dive into the topic of neon signs,
featuring Shawna Peterson Neon and San Francisco Neon Walking Tours by 99% Invisible, KALW NPR radio show on architecture and design.
Preview of SF Neon tours by Evatt Carrodus
Neon-Noir "Stolen Moments" video, by Al Barna and Randall Homan
The 14th Annual Noir City film fest was hosted at the historic Castro Theatre in San Francisco. We are thrilled that Film Noir Foundation founder, Eddie Muller, invited us to be part of Noir City and screen our video essay "Stolen Moments", a cinematic homage to neon and noir.
SF Market Street 1960s
Neon-laden process shot down San Francisco's lower Market Street in 1965 shows that every business on this strip was aglow with neon, even dentists! A bit of neon nirvana on Market Street. Almost all of the neon signs has disappeared, except the Golden Gate Theatre and the Odd Fellows Temple. Footage from Petrified Films/Getty Images.
SF Neon-Focused Footage from Petrified Films/Getty Images
SF Lost Neon Landscapes
Neon-focused footage from the Prelinger Archive, home movies and short films now in the public domain reveal the city's lost neon landscape in neighborhoods from Union Square to Playland.
SF Neon-Focused Footage from the Prelinger Archive
SF Neon in Chinatown
Neon-focused footage from the Prelinger Archive, that focuses on the corridor of neon when Chinatown was full of nightlife for locals and tourists.
SF Chinatown Neon-Focused Footage from the Prelinger Archive