Ellsworth, Maine: Big Eyeglasses

Fashionable eyewear for a circa 1980 giant grace the outside wall of an optician's office.

Jerry J Jordan Opticians

Directions:
Jerry J Jordan Opticians. East side of US Hwy 1/High St. around a half-mile south of Main St. Next to the L.L. Bean outlet.
Hours:
May 2013: Reported gone

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Big Eyeglasses - Gone

The Jerry J. Jordan Opticians is no longer there, so the Glasses are gone as well.

[Aanda, 05/08/2013]

Those giant 1980s-style plastic specs probably have historical value. Hope they didn't wind up in a dumpster....

Big eyeglasses. Big Eyeglasses

On the outside of Jordan Opticians is a giant pair of eyeglasses, large enough for Paul Bunyan (who is immortalized with a statue in nearby Bangor, Maine).

[Lydia Stevens, 07/06/2008]

Not quite big enough to qualify as a landmark vs. optician signage found elsewhere. A permanent plaque nearby claiming they are "Paul Bunyan's Reading Glasses" would probably do the trick...

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