Jan 15, 2012

RELIANCE MANUFACTURING COMPANY "Black Beauty" and "Honor Bright" Ghost Signs

Reliance Manufacturing Company ghost signs revealed in Detroit, via Sweet Juniper blog.
Hit the above link for a bit of history on the dark side of Milton Goodman's Reliance company and their non labor friendly practices which unfortunately are a prime example of today's disinvestment in American manufacturing. 

3 comments:

  1. the signs I photographed are in Detroit, not Chicago.

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  2. This is actually a building in Highland Park, a city within the city of Detroit. NY Times posted an article on the sign this morning:

    http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/23/us/in-highland-park-mich-ghost-signs-of-a-brighter-era.html?_r=1&emc=eta1

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