About Us

Owned and operated by Bob Hovanec and Pat Kerr they began working together
in 1984 at Marathon Poster Manufacturing Co. Marathon primarally produced paper for outdoor billboards, screen printing as well as
producing commercial signs and vehicle lettering. In 1991 Marathon Poster closed and BigCitySigns was formed. In 1992 Pat and Bob bought the business and moved it to its current location at 115 Atlee Street, Johnstown PA.


For years Pat and Bob have been airbrushing, pinstriping and hand lettering vehicles and signs. They offer a winning combination of skills to meet and exceed customer needs. From logo's to letter heads, BigCitySigns works hard to helps their clients develope an image for their business that defines that business and allows for memorable brand recognition.

Enhancing our primary background in business signs, we offer unique dimensional sign work that features 23k gold leaf, something that makes us unique. We also have been working to bring the latest innovations in glass work, adding to our portfolio of offerings as we are able to etch, glue chip, acid etch, silver, gold leaf signs and mirrors.