While the signs no longer hum in their neon-infused coloratura, you can still hear the faint murmurs of a once-mighty civilization they lit up. The slush of martini shakers, the click of 5-inch heels. It was excessive. It was glamorous. It was day without night. And while time has moved on, the dramatic static display of size, scale and texture of these Monuments & Shrines remain to inspire us all.