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Old Posted Aug 28, 2009, 1:01 AM
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Great pics, ethereal! Looking at those drive-in restaurants has given me an idea... just thinking out loud.

Originally Posted by ethereal_reality View Post
Simon's at Wilshire and Hoover across from Lafayette Park.
So, was this Drive-In a chain?

And another question. Where is Lafayette Park? Is it adjacent to Westlake/MacArthur ParK?
You're correct, Lafayette Park is adjacent to MacArthur Park, just west of it.

And Simon's apparently was a chain, I assume. And it looks like they had a monopoly on Wilshire Blvd. Hehe ubiquitous like a Starbucks.

Here's one on Wilshire near La Brea, circa 1945.

The same one at night:
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