Postcards From the Edge of Time

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FangKC wrote:
Wed Jul 14, 2021 10:07 pm
Vogue Theater, 3444 Broadway in 1940.

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https://www.google.com/maps/@39.0649533 ... 384!8i8192
Found another image of the Vogue Theater from 1947.

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Note the VFW building in the background before its 1976 exterior "modernization."

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Sign. Signs. Everywhere blade signs. Main Street at 11th Street. 1954.

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moderne wrote:
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Note the VFW building in the background before its 1976 exterior "modernization."
Are you certain about that date? My father had his office in the VFW building until sometime in the late 1970s when he moved to the Congress building. He definitely was at VFW in the late 1960s, and my recollection was the remodel was complete at that time. Maybe however the remodel was the impetus for his move. I'll ask him.

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I was living at 32nd and Central. I watched the remodeling and north stairwell construction from my porch.

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