Tallywood Shopping Center Sign (Fayetteville, NC)
The Tallywood Shopping Center sign has to be one of the coolest shopping center signs in North Carolina, if not the U.S. It was erected in...
The Tallywood Shopping Center sign has to be one of the coolest shopping center signs in North Carolina, if not the U.S. It was erected in the early '60s and according to the Fayetteville Modern Architecture Survey, was designed by William Baron:
Fifteen pairs of slender steel columns standing in a circle rise and twist together, flaring out to form a circle whose diameter is wider than that at the base. At the top of the tower of twisted columns, back-lit plastic tiles spell out "TALLYWOOD." Dan MacMillan hired product designer and School of Design instructor William Baron to design the sign, wanting something to "catch people's attention." A schematic of the sign was used as a logo for the shopping center and was pasted on trucks and printed on letterhead and bags.
What To Know Before You GoGPS Coordinates: (35.046429, -78.931925)
Location: Tallywood Shopping Center, 235 Tallywood Shopping Center, Fayetteville, NC