Posted 12 months ago
This beautiful, brightly painted Coca-Cola sign is from the early 1920s and was discovered by accident, when the building next to it was demolished. It must've just been painted before the other building was erected because there wasn't any fading to it. Simply a gorgeous historic artifact.
I was lucky enough to photograph it.....before the building that it was painted on was demolished 6 months later! Had I known they were going to demolish the building ahead of time, I would've somehow, asked if I could carefully remove each brick and maybe number them so I could reconstruct this piece of art in my Coke room or some other room in my house.
What some call progress, I call a sad loss of a historic painting, preserving a part of Coca-Cola's past. I miss this sign. For a few months, it became a "tourist attraction" in downtown Orlando.