Posted by: Cornwall Community Museum | May 13, 2016

Pitt Street in the Neon Sign Age.


Neon advertising signs were all the height of style during the 1950s and 1960s across North America.  This series of photographs show Pitt Street in the 1950s and early 1960s complete with wing-tipped car and neon signs.

This photograph looks north on Pitt St., from 1st.

scan0031Pitt Street looking north from just above 1st.


Pitt Street looking north between 1st and 2nd.

scan0033Pitt Street looking north from 2nd in the 1950s.


Pitt Street looking north from 2nd, during the 1950s.

scan0035North side of 2nd Street East, looking west, 1950s.

This is just a small sample of Cornwall related photographs in thee archives at the Cornwall Community Museum.




  1. Awesome Pictures!! I remember them well!!!!

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