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SAVING THE WORLD’S MOST GINORMOUS BOWLING PIN !!! …

giant bowling pin

This spellbinding, one-of-a-kind, Land-of-the-Giants scale super sign is a legendary landmark on Salt Lake City’s Sensational State Street … and has been since 1958.

The name says it all. CLASSIC. For sure, it’s a classic, an American classic, Mid-century marvel and roadside relic of the highest order.

But now … its mother bowling alley is CLOSED and its fate is in peril.

What’s to become of this orphaned icon of Americana ??? …

To stand beside it is a thrill. The bowling pin is even grander, more precious and clearly deserving to remain in place for future generations.

In the realm of pop culture commerce, sports history, neon signage and googie style, this eye-catching creation is a clearly a world class national treasure and an important piece of Salt Lake City’s collective memory.

The giant bowling pin sign would be a superstar stand-out anywhere, but it belongs to Salt Lake City, and that’s exactly where it should stay, as an ongoing beacon of local pride and tribute the community that created it.

Let’s not let this iconic piece of marvelous, mid-century Americana go to the scrap heap …

Long may the World’s Most Ginormous Bowling Pin stand !!! …