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The Hamburger That Ate LA

The Hamburger That Ate LA

I photographed myself on Melrose Ave in Los Angeles back in the early 80's. I was there to photograph an artist who showed up late. The newly built hamburger stand would later be used on the TV show "Melrose Place". In those days I used a Nikon F with a fixed 24mm lens and 35mm Tri-X Kodak film. Those were the days. View full size.

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After its popularity dimmed it became the Acapulco Chicken Café for a while - keeping the burger facade, the was remodeled to become a Starbucks. You can still see some of the original design elements.

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I wonder if it's still there?

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