View Single Post
  #2207  
Old Posted Dec 13, 2010, 11:30 PM
GaylordWilshire's Avatar
GaylordWilshire GaylordWilshire is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: NYC
Posts: 3,451
A & P Revisited

On this sad day for The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, a brief tribute to its time in Los Angeles:



Los Angeles Times, May 2, 1950



USC Digital Library http://digitallibrary.usc.edu/assets...1346/CHS-43866
Larchmont Boulevard

http://pleasantfamilyshopping.blogsp...acific-in.html
Gayley & Lindbrook, Westwood. Demolished.


http://pleasantfamilyshopping.blogsp...acific-in.html
Wilshire & Cochran. This building's facade (if not the whole building) still stands, now incorporated into a Staples store that has a Guggenheimesque addition to its left.


LAPL http://jpg1.lapl.org/00082/00082758.jpg
East Foothill & Rosemead Blvd, Pasadena. Grand Opening, April 1959



California State Library http://catalog.library.ca.gov/exlibr...2V4U3VU4LH.jpg
Vernon



USC Digital Library http://digitallibrary.usc.edu/assets...1385/CHS-41356
One we've seen here before: Sunset & Fairfax


LAPL http://jpg2.lapl.org/pics27/00048175.jpg
Per the LAPL: "A train of the L.A. Junction Railway Co. is stopped in front of the warehouse of the Great Atlantic
and Pacific Tea Co., importers of tea. Photo dated: January 7, 1932."


Read the complete L.A. A&P story here: http://pleasantfamilyshopping.blogsp...acific-in.html

And here is all the rest you could possibly want to know about it:
http://www.groceteria.com/board/viewtopic.php?t=494
http://www.groceteria.com/board/viewtopic.php?t=872

Last edited by GaylordWilshire; Dec 14, 2010 at 12:51 AM.
Reply With Quote