When Corona Signs are not about beer

Apr 2, 2020 at 5:10 pm
A digital sign at the intersection of West Main and Ninth streets is no longer telling you to just slow down.
A digital sign at the intersection of West Main and Ninth streets is no longer telling you to just slow down.

“Sign, sign, everywhere a sign.” Certainly, the Five Man Electrical Band did not envision how signs are being used during Corona 2020 when they made the song famous in 1971. (Remember this lyric? “And the sign said ‘Long-haired freaky people need not apply’”)

Check out photographer Kathryn Harrington’s growing collection of Corona signs.

Donohue Signs Inc on First Street encourages social distancing. - KATHRYN HARRINGTON
KATHRYN HARRINGTON
Donohue Signs Inc on First Street encourages social distancing.
The sign at Wild Ginger directs its customers arriving for takeout orders. - KATHRYN HARRINGTON
KATHRYN HARRINGTON
The sign at Wild Ginger directs its customers arriving for takeout orders.
The sign at Deer Park Baptist Church seems sady familiar now. - KATHRYN HARRINGTON
KATHRYN HARRINGTON
The sign at Deer Park Baptist Church seems sady familiar now.
Like many shuttered shops, The Sweet Spot  is offering ways to stay connected with customers. - KATHRYN HARRINGTON
KATHRYN HARRINGTON
Like many shuttered shops, The Sweet Spot is offering ways to stay connected with customers.
Taj Louisville in Nulu hangs a banner on its building showing love for Gov. Andy. - KATHRYN HARRINGTON
KATHRYN HARRINGTON
Taj Louisville in Nulu hangs a banner on its building showing love for Gov. Andy.
Corona Signs
KATHRYN HARRINGTON
A digital sign at the intersection of West Main and Ninth streets is no longer telling you to just slow down.
St. John United Church of Christ on Market Street in NuLu offers advice for the body and soul. - KATHRYN HARRINGTON
KATHRYN HARRINGTON
St. John United Church of Christ on Market Street in NuLu offers advice for the body and soul.
The Lynn Family Stadium Jumbotron. - KATHRYN HARRINGTON
KATHRYN HARRINGTON
The Lynn Family Stadium Jumbotron.