On Monday, October 5, the neon sign from the closed Magic Carpet Golf property on Speedway was removed and transported to storage. Within the next six months the sign is scheduled for restoration and to be reconstructed at a public location in the spring of next year. It took over 8 hours to remove it by the De La Cruz Neon Sign Company of Tucson.
The Magic Carpet neon sign was a beacon for the past 40 years to the popular miniature golf course. Hundreds of thousands of Tucsonans have enjoyed this unique facility and it had become an icon for Tucson before its closure in December of 2007. (more…)