They're literally vanishing before our eyes -- the elaborate painted advertisements that once blanketed our city of brick. And while most of us give these fading "ghost" signs little to any thought, they've become something of an obsession for St. Louis author William Stage.
A sign in Collinsville snapped back in 1983. (Images courtesy of The Painted Ad).St. Louis author and photographer William Stage is out with a new book on one of his favorite subjects: the vanishing, brick-wall advertisements that once decorated buildings across America. Today these signs serve a ... More >>
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