District Wayfinding Draws on Mid-Century Design

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Signage designs for pedestrian wayfinding developed by the West Colfax BID draw on the “Googie” sign history of Colfax Avenue.   The designs, just recently completed, recall the quirky character of signage found along Colfax (sometime referred to as Googie), as well as tailfins and color palettes found in 1950’s Cadillacs.    As shown above, the signs call out destinations in the rapidly changing West Colfax neighborhood, and include a link to a mobile app mapping neighborhood assets and businesses: Discover West Colfax.  The signs will be installed this spring, 2014.

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