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Neon Eateries Southern California

 

Jack's Salad Bowl (Demolished)
Whittier, CA
Photo courtesy John Eng

Here's a nice dusk shot of Jack's Salad Bowl in Whittier. Originally established in 1944, all the signage is original.

Here's a shot of the other Jack's sign on the site.

 

UPDATE 09/10 : Jack's Salad Bowl is history. Gone. Demolished. Jack's Salad Bowl in Whittier, CA has been a Whittier Blvd landmark for decades. in 2006, Jack's closed and was being remodeled into a Mexican restaurant. The bulldozers came last week and all that's left is an fenced off lot of rubble. 09-10

See more at Roadside Peek's Lost Treasures remembrance of Jack's Salad Bowl.

 

 

Norm's
Los Angeles, CA
Photo courtesy Adriene Biondo

Here's something new. The Norm's La Cienega marquee for the La Cienega location is all lit up now.

 

 

Ships (Demolished)
Culver City, CA
Photo courtesy Georg Balandran

Ships is an institution among the classic coffee shops. However, unfortunately the last Ships went down in the mid-90's. From the jet set arrow to googie coffee shop architecture, Ships Coffee Shops were a classic example of the space age look.

 

 

Apple Pan
Los Angeles, CA
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com

The Apple Pan features a great looking neon sign in front of a restaurant that been around the area for about 50 years. This is a burger joint that has made its mark on L.A. residents for years.

 

 

Hot n' Tot
Lomita, CA
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com

The Hot n' Tot Grill features fine food and an impressive neon sign out front. Locals rave that this food has been good for many years.

 

 

 

 

 

Goody's (Closed)
San Gabriel, CA
Photo courtesy Adriene Biondo

Here's a nice shot of Goody's at night. The orange paint of the marquee gives the whole sign an overall glowing effect.

 

Goody's Neon
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com


UPDATE 09/10 : Goody's closed down the San Gabriel location in January 2010 and has since moved to El Monte. 09-10

 

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