Torn Down

A familiar piece of San Francisco’s urban landscape is coming down. The purple, neon-lit Yahoo billboard that greeted motorists as they approached the Bay Bridge was dismantled Wednesday, after decking the busy highway for 12 years. The ad resembled a retro motel vaA worker walks by a section of a Yahoo! billboard on December 21, 2011 in San Francisco, California. Yahoo's iconic retro-style billboard was taken down after 12 years of greeting visitors to San Francisco. The brightly colored billboard, reminiscent of a 1960's era motel sign, was installed in 1999 next to Interstate 80 near downtown San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Longtime SF Yahoo Billboard Torn Down

The purple, neon-lit Yahoo billboard that greeted motorists as they approached the Bay Bridge was dismantled Wednesday, after decking the busy highway for 12 years.

12/21/2011

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