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by retrocool
Wed Feb 18, 2009 3:06 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Downey, California Ranch House 1953
Replies: 0
Views: 253

Downey, California Ranch House 1953

Hi everyone, Check out this original 1953 ranch home in a great area of Downey. Lots of pictures on the link. http://isocal.idxnetwork.com/603392w/index.php?main=listing&MLS_NUM=R809915&pt=RES&num_list=80&searchres=ok&direct=down&id_from=38iFo3a3n381952n9SR3n4375uV194t8394F95...
by retrocool
Tue Jan 27, 2009 7:26 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Johnie's Broiler/Harvey's Broiler/Bob's Big Boy Broiler
Replies: 241
Views: 33414

Downey Patriot L.B. Press Telegram

This was listed on the Downey Patriot Blog today.

http://www.thedowneypatriot.net/wordpress/?p=708

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by retrocool
Mon Jan 26, 2009 5:26 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Johnie's Broiler/Harvey's Broiler/Bob's Big Boy Broiler
Replies: 241
Views: 33414

The rebuild has started!

Hi everyone,

The have started work on rebuilding the Broiler, check out my pics on Flickr.com

http://www.flickr.com/photos/the_downey_conservancy/

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by retrocool
Wed Jan 14, 2009 10:35 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: First See's Candy Shop
Replies: 21
Views: 1293

See's Candy on Huell Howser

Hi everyone,

Huell Howser did a show spotlighting See's Candy. Here's the link.

http://www.calgold.com/specials/Default ... =7&Show=92

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by retrocool
Mon Jan 05, 2009 8:21 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Johnie's Broiler/Harvey's Broiler/Bob's Big Boy Broiler
Replies: 241
Views: 33414

Cool

Thanks Kevin for the update, Will we be allowed into the site? You know Foxy's (Downey Brewing Co.) is suppose to be good, maybe you all may want to check it out. It still looks to be original inside and out.

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by retrocool
Tue Dec 23, 2008 11:18 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Downey, California Northeast 1955 Modern
Replies: 1
Views: 464

Downey, California Northeast 1955 Modern

Hi everyone, Here's a nice modern in Northeast Downey. Check it out. http://isocal.idxnetwork.com/603392w/index.php?main=listing&MLS_NUM=P668055&pt=RES&num_list=68&searchres=ok&direct=down&id_from=39341c84936bb19lTYhTP9QY1C3yCbe39Zs6P7b8 http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl...
by retrocool
Tue Dec 23, 2008 10:49 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Downey, California Northeast 1955 Modern
Replies: 0
Views: 62

Downey, California Northeast 1955 Modern

Hi everyone, Here's a nice modern in Northeast Downey. Check it out. http://isocal.idxnetwork.com/603392w/index.php?main=listing&MLS_NUM=P668055&pt=RES&num_list=68&searchres=ok&direct=down&id_from=39341c84936bb19lTYhTP9QY1C3yCbe39Zs6P7b8 http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl...
by retrocool
Fri Oct 17, 2008 8:46 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Downey, Ca. Nordic Fox (((Foxy's))) closing Aug 31
Replies: 4
Views: 323

Downey Brewing Co. ((Foxy's))

Hi everyone,

Foxy's Downey has re-opened as the Downey Brewing Co. It looks as they preserved the inside and out. Here's the story.
http://thedowneypatriot.net/view_full.p ... 0000004626

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by retrocool
Wed Oct 01, 2008 10:35 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Downey, California Mid-century modern
Replies: 0
Views: 249

Downey, California Mid-century modern

Hi everyone, Here are two nice modern homes listed in the best area of Downey. Links http://isocal.idxnetwork.com/603392w/index.php?main=listing&MLS_NUM=P641853&pt=RES&num_list=79&searchres=ok&direct=down&id_from=K1kpJ4qW3XEv2gVXeg294Ru0u60PS727T0v6KKw3 http://isocal.idxnetwo...
by retrocool
Wed Sep 24, 2008 12:46 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Downey, California Mid-century modern contemporary
Replies: 0
Views: 267

Downey, California Mid-century modern contemporary

Hi everyone, Here is a great modern contemporary located in the Orange Estates. It has vaulted wood beams in the living room and that look to be in great shape. The home sold for over $800,000 just 2 years back and now it's only $499.000. Check out the link with all the pics. http://isocal.idxnetwor...
by retrocool
Tue Sep 09, 2008 7:15 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Johnie's Broiler/Harvey's Broiler/Bob's Big Boy Broiler
Replies: 241
Views: 33414

New Artist rendering

Hi everyone,

The artist rendering is up on the Downey Patriot Blog. Check it out.


link
http://www.thedowneypatriot.net/wordpress/?p=462

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by retrocool
Mon Sep 01, 2008 11:55 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Downey, Ca. Mid-Century modern A-Frame
Replies: 1
Views: 401

Downey, Ca. Mid-Century modern A-Frame

Hi everyone, Here is a nice A-frame listed in the Yankee Circle area of Downey. The area is great with lots of modern and ranch homes on large lots. link http://isocal.idxnetwork.com/603392w/index.php?main=listing&MLS_NUM=Y804489&pt=RES&num_list=23&searchres=ok&direct=down&id...
by retrocool
Wed Aug 20, 2008 8:26 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Downey, Ca. Nordic Fox (((Foxy's))) closing Aug 31
Replies: 4
Views: 323

Downey, Ca. Nordic Fox (((Foxy's))) closing Aug 31

Is anybody looking for a mid-century restaurant? Nordic Fox is closing in Downey. I am sure they will be looking for someone to lease it or even buy it. The building is an A-Frame in original condition. Here is the link. http://www.thedowneypatriot.net/wordpress/?p=445 Here are some interior photos ...
by retrocool
Wed Jul 23, 2008 2:28 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: WAGON WHEEL-demo planned/EIR out
Replies: 31
Views: 2847

Restoration

Awww man they wan to demo this place, every time I drive up North I see that place and I tell my wife Wow! look at that. It always looks so cool, but I don't ever remember seeing it open. This place needs to be restored.

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by retrocool
Thu Jun 12, 2008 6:43 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Downey, California Modern 1956
Replies: 2
Views: 336

Downey, California Modern 1956

Hi everyone, Here is a cool modern in a nice North Downey neighborhood. It looks like it still has a lot of original features. Here is the link with photos and a google map. http://isocal.idxnetwork.com/603392w/index.php?main=listing&MLS_NUM=P620528&pt=RES&num_list=231&searchres=ok&a...
by retrocool
Mon Jun 09, 2008 9:20 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Downey, Ca. Paul Clayton Home for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 237

Downey, Ca. Paul Clayton Home for sale

Hi everyone, Paul Clayton's (architect of Harvey's Broiler) personal home was just listed on the market. It's not a modern, but it's a real nice home in a great area. Here's the link. http://www.realtor.com/search/listingdetail.aspx?ctid=14210&ml=3&typ=1&sid=bb9e70c230664b7d8ea725f4aa526...
by retrocool
Tue Jun 03, 2008 1:54 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Downey, California Custom North Downey Ranch
Replies: 0
Views: 162

Downey, California Custom North Downey Ranch

Hi everyone, This house just went on the market, it is a great price for a cool custom ranch. The neighborhood is great!! Close to everything. Here's the link with pics. http://www.realtor.com/search/listingdetail.aspx?zp=90241&typ=1&sid=2cfbdd050a5943fe89ba43456b48700b&pg=5&lid=1099...
by retrocool
Mon Jun 02, 2008 1:55 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Premiere Lanes Bowl, Santa Fe Springs, demolition
Replies: 10
Views: 818

AWWW

Wow!

What a cool looking bowling alley, looks to very vintage too. Is it a done deal on the demo?

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by retrocool
Tue Apr 29, 2008 8:49 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Johnie's Broiler/Harvey's Broiler/Bob's Big Boy Broiler
Replies: 241
Views: 33414

(((Site Plan))) Bob's Big Boy/Harvey's Broiler Downey, Calif

Hi everyone,

I have posted a site plan drawings for the new Bob's Big Boy in Downey on flicker.com. Check them out.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/the_downey ... 452827972/

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by retrocool
Sat Apr 26, 2008 8:16 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Photos of Julius Shulman: Palm Springs Exhibition
Replies: 4
Views: 311

Question?

How long is his show?
by retrocool
Sat Apr 19, 2008 7:12 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Johnie's Broiler/Harvey's Broiler/Bob's Big Boy Broiler
Replies: 241
Views: 33414

Photos from today cruise

Hi everyone,

Here are some photos of cruise complements of Lomara. It was a blast!!
http://www.flickr.com/photos/lomara/

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by retrocool
Sat Mar 29, 2008 5:04 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Has anyone heard of architect Otto W. Hansen?
Replies: 1
Views: 110

Has anyone heard of architect Otto W. Hansen?

Just wondering if anybody has heard of Otto W. Hansen? He designed a lot of great homes in Downey from the Spanish styles of the 30's to the moderns of the 50's. He also did some work in Santa Barbara too. Does anyone know of anything else he has done or where to get more info. There are some photos...
by retrocool
Fri Mar 28, 2008 5:59 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Johnie's Broiler/Harvey's Broiler/Bob's Big Boy Broiler
Replies: 241
Views: 33414

????

Any official word yet?????
by retrocool
Wed Mar 05, 2008 2:17 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Johnie's Broiler/Harvey's Broiler/Bob's Big Boy Broiler
Replies: 241
Views: 33414

Downey Patriot Report

By Eric Pierce, City Editor DOWNEY –– – The prospect of a Bob’s Big Boy restaurant taking over Johnie’s Broiler is seemingly getting closer to reality. Johnie’s Broiler property owner Christos Smyrniotis said today that an agreement has been reached in principle for Bob’s to take over ...
by retrocool
Wed Feb 27, 2008 7:44 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Johnie's Broiler/Harvey's Broiler/Bob's Big Boy Broiler
Replies: 241
Views: 33414

Thanks

Hi everyone,

Just wanted to thank MODCOM for all their support at last night city council meeting.

Cheers!
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www.downeyhistoricalsociety.org
by retrocool
Thu Feb 21, 2008 6:31 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Johnie's Broiler/Harvey's Broiler/Bob's Big Boy Broiler
Replies: 241
Views: 33414

(((( Tuesday Night Downey City Council Meeting))))

Hi everyone, There will be a very important meeting regarding the proposed Harvey's/Bob's Big Boy this Tuesday night at Downey City Ha. It is my understanding that they are very close to closing the deal to restore the Broiler but they need our help. Christos the land owner is suppose to be there an...
by retrocool
Sat Feb 16, 2008 10:19 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Johnie's Broiler/Harvey's Broiler/Bob's Big Boy Broiler
Replies: 241
Views: 33414

Downey Patriot story

Here are the links to the Downey Patriot and Eric 's Blog.

http://thedowneypatriot.net/view_full.p ... 0000001001

http://thedowneypatriot.net/wordpress/


Have a great day!
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