Neon/LED Signs

Neon Signs of Edmonton

Neon signs took the city of Edmonton, AB by storm during the 20th century. Edmonton’s first known neon sign was the Darling’s Drug Store sign which debuted in 1928. That sign remained in place for many decades afterwards and is now part of the Edmonton Neon Museum’s sign collection. From 1928 onwards,  neon signs of …

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Neon Signs of Canada

Neon signs took Canada by storm soon after their first appearances across the border in the USA during the 1920s. From Toronto to Vancouver, neon signs became a familiar feature of the skylines of cities across the country for decades to come. Many of these signs have ended up becoming city landmarks over the years. …

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Neon Sign Museum (Edmonton)

The Neon Sign Museum of Edmonton, AB is Canada’s very first museum dedicated solely to neon signage! This museum, which opened its doors in 2014, features 12 of the neon signs which adorned Edmonton during the mid-20th century. Eight of the signs are installed on the side of Edmonton’s Telus Building. All signs have been …

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Neon Vancouver/Museum of Vancouver

  During the 1950s-1970s, Vancouver was the “neon capital” of Canada – and some might say North America period. Back in those days, the whole city was aglow at night with colors from all across the color spectrum thanks to the thousands of neon signs that advertised businesses across Vancouver. According to some counts, there …

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