Route 66 News

Notes from the road

The neon sign of the historic Tower Theater in Oklahoma City will be relighted during a ceremony Friday evening. The theater, at 425 NW 23rd St. in Oklahoma City, will see its restored neon blazing away again at 6:30 p.m.…

Route 66 sites again make Preservation Oklahoma’s endangered list

For the second consecutive year, Preservation Oklahoma has placed Route 66 sites on its 2010 list of the most-endangered historic sites. From the group’s Web site: Across the state, and even the country, buildings, bridges and other structures, and even…

Renovation reveals a ghost

Renovations on an old building in downtown Pontiac, Ill., for the soon-to-open International Walldog Mural and Sign Art Museum revealed a long-forgotten wall sign, or “ghost sign,” as they’re frequently called. A news release from Pontiac Tourism tells the story:…

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