Merchandising meccas and other commercial curiosities. Our exhibits range from the early 20th to early 21st centuries.
"They paved paradise and put up a parking lot"...The First Federal Savings & Loan Building, which replaced the Hollywood Hotel in early 1959. The remainder of the old hotel site was covered with asphalt and 4 small retail buildings. These joined the plethora of cheesy souvenir shops that now lined the formerly fabulous Boulevard.