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Golden Era Shops Arizona

 

Cohen's Department Store
Coolidge, AZ
Photo courtesy Gorb70

Here's the front of the former Cohen's Department Store in Coolidge, AZ. Built in 1952, the Cohen's building features some distinct elements from mid-century building design.

Cohen's Department Store
Coolidge, AZ
Photo courtesy Gorb70

 

Cohen's eventually changed ownership and became Brooks Popular Department Store before closing down in 1987.

There is a mural in front of the store that illustrates the history of the area, including images of the Casa Grande Ruins. 03-06

 

Cohen's Floor Lettering
Coolidge, AZ
Photo courtesy Gorb70

Cohen's Department Store Mural
Coolidge, AZ
Photo courtesy Gorb70

Cohen's Department Mural of Ruins
Coolidge, AZ
Photo courtesy Gorb70

 

 

VFW
Coolidge, AZ
Photo courtesy Gorb70

Check out the VFW sign and building in Coolidge, AZ. This is the VFW Post located at 3713 W. Coolidge Ave. The marquee for this post is in the traditional red, white and blue colors. 03-06

 

 

 

Crown Filter Queen sign lettering
Phoenix, AZ
Photo courtesy Elgin MacMillan

The Crown Filter Queen place is still all pretty much original including the same family that owns it. The business started in 1949 then moved to this building in about 1953.

(Near left) Filter Queen lettering on the building that can be seen from quite a distance away.

Here is their website http://www.crownvacuum.com/. 04-06

 

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