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San Francisco Neon advocates for preserving historic neon signs with tours, talks, exhibits, consultations, and events. Our sister organization, Historic Neon Network, is a not-for-profit organization under the umbrella of the Tenderloin Museum. Our goals is to educate and advocate for the artistic legacy of historic neon signs: a living archive of art, craft, and small business culture. Contact us for neon consultations, talks, tours, or exhibits.
San Francisco Neon is a project of Giant Orange Press.
Al Barna is a San Francisco photographer and artist whose work has been shown in juried exhibitions at the de Young Museum, the Legion of Honor Museum, the Rayko Gallery, and the San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery. www.albarna.com
Randall Ann Homan is an art director, photographer, and an award-winning graphic designer. Her focus is public projects and she has designed books for the Oakland Public Library, Ten Speed Press, and Harper Collins. www.giantorange.net
San Francisco Was Once Aglow with Neon
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Bringing the Light Back to the Night
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San Francisco Neon Renaissance
— Joyce Slayton, PerLaMente.com
City and Property Owners restore neon signs in the Tenderloin
— Carrie Sisto, Hoodline.com
San Francisco Neon Tours Celebrate Luminous Signs Past & Present
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Lush photography book illuminates San Francisco’s neon history...
—Jim Van Buskirk, San Francisco Examiner
Once loved, then reviled, the world of neon art is back in lights—from Los Angeles to San Francisco
—Jack Levitan, CA Modern Magazine
An Ode to the Disappearing Neon Signs That Light Up the Streets of San Francisco
—Jordan G. Teicher, "Behold" photography blog, on Slate.com
A New Book Documents San Francisco's Disappearing Neon Signs
—Meg Miller, CoDesign on FastCompany.com
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—Weekend Features, San Francisco Examiner
If only San Francisco's neon signs could live forever...
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These San Francisco neon signs are awesome...
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San Francisco once basked in the glow of neon... .
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