Premiere Lanes Bowl, Santa Fe Springs, demolition

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Premiere Lanes Bowl, Santa Fe Springs, demolition

Postby Lynxwiler » Wed May 21, 2008 6:36 pm

There's a rumor flying that the Santa Fe Springs Premiere Lanes Bowling alley and coffee shop will be demolished. The taco stand in the old coffee shop is vacating in preparation for the demo.

Rumor so far, but...

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Postby tomb » Thu May 22, 2008 4:57 am

That sign is FANTASTIC!
If it is getting demolished, i sure hope somebody gets to do some salvage before the 'dozers come in... :(

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Postby Futura Girl » Thu May 22, 2008 2:09 pm

yikes!

lynx - say it isn't so...

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Postby Adriene » Sat May 24, 2008 5:02 pm

I'm here right now. It's true, the entire place is closed, without even a thank you to loyal patrons for the past 48-50 years. They were wrapping up an auction held earlier today. Apparently the property owner sold to a developer who plans to demo.

Eric, we have to try to save the sign, there's nothing else like it anywhere, the most space age sign ever. A shame, it should stay exactly where it is here on Telegraph Road. One of the very last intact, idependent bowling alleys left.

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Postby srk1941 » Tue May 27, 2008 9:36 am

Disgusting...
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Postby Adriene » Wed May 28, 2008 12:27 pm

I am looking into this, was at the city yesterday. The not-good news is that, like so many cities, the City of Santa Fe Springs does not have a preservation ordinance and received an "F" on the Conservancy's last preservation report card.

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Postby retrocool » Mon Jun 02, 2008 1:55 pm

Wow!

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

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Postby nichols » Wed Jul 21, 2010 9:46 am

Charles Phoenix sent this in from Santa Fe Springs: Premiere Lanes is gone. The sign remains.
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