Classic Philly and South Jersey Pictures

Latin Casino, Cherry Hill , N.J.

Lit Brothers Dept Store downtown at Christmas
Shown are Thomas Comerford, display director and designer of the enchanted colonial village.

Garden
State Park - Fire at the Garden State Race Track in Cherry Hill on April 14, 1977

H & H - The famous food Automat, 977 Eighth Avenue, Philadelphia in 1936. The Automat was at Horn & Hardart restaurant.

Olga's - Olga's Diner was long a landmark at the Marlton Circle
closed its doors for good in 2008

Phila. Navy Hospital - before it was imploded in 2001.


Cars enter the main gate of the Tacony-Palmrya Drive-In Theater during August of 1985. The theater was razed. (Inquirer photo by David Jackson)


The Tacony Drive-In - Patrons of the Tacony- Palmyra Drive-In Theater settle in their cars for a night's entertainment during August of 1985.
Inquirer photo by David Jackson.


The Hawaiian Cottage in the 1960s in Cherry Hill.
( West Jersey History Project / Ed and Denise Fox



Hawaiian Cottage - The interior of the Hawaiian Cottage, once aCherry Hill landmark with its pineapple shaped roof.
( West Jersey History
Project/Ed and Denise Fox)


The original Zipperheads on South Street



The Phila Civic Center at 34th & Civic Center Blvd.



American Bandstand - Phila - Dick Clark at the American Bandstand studio in 1957.


Schmidt's Brewery



Gimbels Thanksgiving Day Parade



The Famous Diving Horse- at the Steel Pier, Atlantic City, NJ



Pennsauken Mart in South Jersey when it first opened more than 50 years ago. It was razed to pave way for a development.



Ideal Clothing- Hammonton , NJ - A landmark for over 50 years, it finally closed in March 2008. You may remember it for its infamous TV & Radio jingle from the 1970s -
"If you've got a passion for fashion, And you've got a craving for savings, Take the wheel of your automobile, And swing on down to I-DEAL!!!"

Sweetwater Casino - firefighters hose down the hotspots in the Sweetwater Casino on the Mullica River on June 30, 2008 after an early morning fire destroyed the landmark Pinebarrens restaurant and banquet hall (circa 1928).


Mike Douglas & Frank Rizzo on "The Mike Douglas Show" filmed at KYW TV studios in Phila. The talk show aired nationally for many years. Mike Douglas died in August 2006 at the age of 81.