If I’d lived anywhere near Box Market at 1532 W. Whittier Boulevard back in (May of) 1939 (when this photo was taken) I’d have shopped there, if only for their eye-catching signage alone! This style of lighting store signs was so effective, I’m surprised more people don’t do it.
Jcp building exterior inspiration updated to a modern Art Deco inspired exterior. Love the color
Wish I could have gone to an automat, I missed that fun and funny 30's phenomenon.
Interior of the His Master's Voice music shop at 363 Oxford Street, 1946.
The Dark Corner is a 1946 black-and-white film noir directed by Henry Hathaway that starred Lucille Ball, Mark Stevens and Clifton Webb.
He created what is believed to be one of the first drive-in restaurants with a ‘barbecue’ theme and a suitable name—The Pig Stand. Description from cruiselinehistory.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images