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A nice view of the Pan American Highway Gardens


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#1 Bill Cotter

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 02:01 PM

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September 1964

I wonder what they sold or gave away in that kiosk.

#2 waynebretl

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 02:37 PM

1968? Typo, or processing date?

#3 Bill Cotter

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 03:01 PM

Typo. fixed!

#4 Mike Kraus

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 05:01 PM

We sure were Pan-American-centric in those years. Didn't they change Sixth Ave. to Avenue of the Americas around this time?

#5 Randy Treadway

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 06:37 PM

I wonder what they sold or gave away in that kiosk.


In early '64, you start out with your basic kiosk.
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But in no time at all, you send out your latin american painters to paint typical scenes on the side panels.
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That famous New York humidity is starting to kick in... time to open a window.
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Still too hot.... better open another window, giving us a peak at piles of brochures and pamphlets.
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Good place for a Pinkie to lean in and try to beat the heat.
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Aw, what the heck. Let's get crazy and open *ALL* the windows! That's more like it.
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Posted 26 November 2012 - 06:40 PM

It was gone in '65, when they brought in the motor car ride.

#7 Doug Seed

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Posted 29 November 2012 - 06:35 AM

Central American travel brochures, maybe?

Hey, that was a clever way to build inexpensive shutters that were hinged to serve double-duty as awnings!




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