Past Events

<b>ZOOM EVENT:</b> The Neon Museum of Philadelphia with Len Davidson

ZOOM EVENT: The Neon Museum of Philadelphia with Len Davidson

In this ZOOM presentation recorded September 9, 2020, Len Davidson, the author of Vintage Neon, took 60 fellow SCA members on a virtual tour of the Neon Museum of Philadelphia. Members are invited to log in and enjoy the show.
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<b>ZOOM EVENT:</b> A Conversation Marge Jantz

ZOOM EVENT: A Conversation Marge Jantz

WATCH RECORDING (login required): On August 19, 2020, SCA member Marge Jantz, chairwoman of the historic preservation commission in Casa Grande, AZ., joined us for a conversation and slide show about the award-winning Neon Sign Park in Casa Grande, AZ.
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<b>ZOOM EVENT:</b> Tim O'Brien's Roadside Pics & Picks

ZOOM EVENT: Tim O’Brien’s Roadside Pics & Picks

WATCH RECORDING (login required): Did you miss the show? Want to see it again? Join SCA president Michael Hirsch and author Tim O’Brien for as he presents highlights from his latest book, “Tim O’Brien’s Roadside Pics & Picks.”
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<span style="font-weight: 700">VIDEO:</span> Mike’s Upper East Side ZOOM Tour

VIDEO: Mike’s Upper East Side ZOOM Tour

WATCH RECORDING (login required): Did you miss the tour? Want to see it again? Join SCA president Michael Hirsch and New York Neon author Thomas E. Rinaldi for a ZOOM TOUR of vintage signs across New York City’s Upper East Side.
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<span style="font-weight: 700">ZOOM EVENT:</span> “There’s Art in Them Thar Revetments!” – A Presentation by SCA Member William Swislow

ZOOM EVENT: “There’s Art in Them Thar Revetments!” – A Presentation by SCA Member William Swislow

Saturday, June 27, 2020: The Hyde Park Historical Society invites the public to a free Zoom event, “There’s Art in Them Thar Revetments,” presented by SCA member William Swislow. Call (773) 493-1893 or email info@hydeparkhistory.org for link.
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<span style="color: red; font-weight: 700">RESCHEDULED:</span> Summer Tour

RESCHEDULED: Summer Tour

PLEASE NOTE: Our marvelous mid-century weekend in Queens, New York, sponsored by the Society for Commercial Archeology and co-host Retro Roadmap, has been postponed to 2021 (at the earliest) due the COVID-19 crisis. Please see details.
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Mike's Upper East Side Pop-Up Tour

Mike’s Upper East Side Pop-Up Tour

October 12, 2019: Join the Society for Commercial Archeology for a pop-up event in New York City on October 12, 2019, as we follow our president, Michael Hirsch, in search of his Manhattan Five Faves.
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Bringing Back Broad

Bringing Back Broad

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE by Emily Taggart Schricker – In March 2019, SCA members were treated to a tour of three historic buildings situated north of Philadelphia’s City Hall – the Studebaker Building, the Divine Lorraine Hotel and the spectacular Philadelphia Metropolitan Opera House.
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