322. Made in Oregon Sign Part 2. 
Nov 23, 2010 at 10:42AM
jj

It's been over a year since I wrote about the Made in Oregon sign that welcomes visitors to downtown Portland. The soap opera surrounding the landmark has finally resulted in actual changes to the sign. (I would highly recommend you read the earlier post - it was a crazy story.) Last week the sign lost its Made in lettering and gained Portland, so it now reads Portland, Oregon. A little obvious and lacking in concrete meaning, but much better than losing the sign entirely - which was possible at several points in the past. They held a lighting ceremony the day after Thanksgiving complete with the traditional red nose of the white stag.

Here are a few images/videos of the process plus the final sign for your um, approval.

The tittle being removed. *sniff*

More Removal:


The a Coming Down:

The New Script:

The New Completed Sign:


Images and videos courtesy of the references connected to this post. Thanks.

Update on Dec 8, 2010 at 02:43PM by Registered Commenterjj

This photo comes in from Darsey (Culpeper) Landoe from Portland. Who just happens to be a good friend, former colleague and a wonderful designer/writer in her right. Follower her at: http://www.darseyculpepper.com/blog/   Thanks for the pic DC, er, DL.

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