Wednesday, August 06, 2008
Then & Now: Main Street Pt. 2
The Puffin Bake Shop in Main Street was located to the left of the Penny Arcade on the West Side of the Street, lasting from 1955 until 1960. Today, this area is The Gibson Girl Ice Cream Parlor (See Patrick...I knew these photos would come in handy!). Structure/ornamentation-wise, these façades have seen few changes in 50 years.
This vintage photo shows Wonderland Music,
And here’s a closeup of the shop window:
Here’s one of the same area in August 1986:
And how it looks today in its Chester Drawer’s incarnation:
As a bonus for today, here’s a closeup of the Plaza Apartments shot from yesterday showing the window:
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