The outdoor board has been ubiquitous around the state of Alabama. Signs are found up and down the interstate, in our towns, on back roads, and in every imaginable place. But in New York City, specifically Times Square, the creativity and scale of the outdoor boards have been taken to another level. And we have the son of Anniston, Alabama, to thank for that. Douglas Leigh began creating his “spectaculars” in the 1930s and made his mark on the Great White Way, influencing the signs we see today in Times Square. Hear about Douglas Leigh’s story on this Alabama Short Stories podcast episode.

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