This house was built in 1880-82 for Mr. Schoverling ("one of the world's foremost importers and distributors of firearms") and his almost identically named wife.
Check out this little ball of pep on a dreary January day.
featuring Our Lady of Guadalupe, Mexico's most popular religious icon. The guy who built it told me he started working on it nine years ago but that it was much smaller at first (as you can see in this 2007 Street View image). He also invited me to his annual party here in December. He said there would be a mariachi band and that everyone would be welcome, Mexican or not.
Many of them are faded and hard to read, but the legible ones all appear to be $250 tickets for litter on the sidewalk — "a large accumulation of scattered bottle(s), cigarette pack, cup(s), napkins, paper bags(s), piece(s) of paper, wrappers", for example.