PHOTOS: Tower Records Site Through the Years

sunset and holloway 1940
A 1940 photo of Sunset and Holloway shows Dolores Restaurant in the top-right, where Tower Records would eventually be constructed. Dolores, originally an Oklahoma chain, was a drive-in restaurant. There were a number in LA at the time.


Click below to see the site as Muntz Stereo & CB Center.

  1. The presence of a 2000s-era Lexus in the Muntz shot makes it obvious that’s not the site in the 1960s. Your photo is of the Muntz facility in Ventura, CA (at 2834 E Main St).

  2. Wow…I remember standing in line for hours to meet Oingo Boingo at their final meet-n-greet there. Drove all the way from Bakersfield.

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