Inspired by my recent visit to The Autry‘s Route 66: The Road and the Romance (exhibit runs through January 4, 2015), I headed out last week to view a local bit of this history. I’ve been by the Aztec Hotel in Monrovia countless times over the years. The architectural stylings of the old … Continue reading
Finally grabbed this photo after driving past the old Bells and Vaughn neon sign for years. It’s been there since 1947, but who knows when it just might disappear? Located at Allen and Foothill Boulevard in Pasadena.
Perfect for a hot summer day . . . a little vintage neon, 30’s style (guessing from the Streamline Moderne lines of the motel itself) with promises of island paradise! (Eagle Rock, 1460 Colorado Boulevard)
So lots of Valley folk have seen this old neon sign blazing away in the night . . . this grinning clown is the stuff of dreams or nightmares . . . you decide! Anyway, the Circus Liquor clown, located at 5600 Vineland in North Hollywood is def a local … Continue reading