Sunday, June 24, 2012

Saturday Afternoon: 57th & First

The Drugs sign peeks over the top of a more recent awning, and the vertical Pharmacy sign (nothing fancy) is still up, but the Pollock-Bailey pharmacy is empty.  At the store entrance, you can see a nice reminder of earlier days: a gilt-lettered sign with the old EL (Eldorado) /PL (Plaza) phone exchanges.  Marilyn Monroe had an account here in the late 50s.  Purchases included eye-liner, Ace bandages, and supplies of Amytal and Equanil.

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