Alan Mays

Alan Mays

Posted on 05/30/2013


Photo taken on May 16, 2012


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Civic Lunch, Miami, Florida, 1930s

Civic Lunch, Miami, Florida, 1930s
Civic Lunch, Inc., 40 N.W. First St., Phone 23042, Miami, Fla. Where low prices keep company with high quality.

"Excellent food, speedy service, and immaculate surroundings are the three essentials to success in the restuarant business, according to Charles Gorgas, proprietor of the Civic Lunch, 40 N.W. First St., who has been feeding Miami officaldom for the past several years" (see "Civic Lunch Head Outlines Growth," Miami News, Sept. 30, 1934, society section, p. 7).

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docarelle
docarelle
Fabulous!
4 years ago.
chris baker
chris baker
This is perfectly lovely typography...straight forward and not at all self conscious. A crazy mixing of serif and sans serif keeps things easy to read in the tight space.
4 years ago.