"The world’s oldest operating McDonald’s located in Downey, California. Distinct populuxe arches and tilted roof. The restaurant was built in 1953."

The worlds oldest operating McDonalds located in Downey, California. Distinct populuxe arches and tilted roof. The restaurant was built in

the rocket at Furman Park at sundown ( City of Downey California ) by Dying In Downey, via Flickr

the rocket at Furman Park at sundown ( City of Downey California ) played on one of these as a kid

Bob's Big Boy Broiler, Downey, California, Downey, California — by A Secret Forest. This building is the only thing this city has going for it. Sorry Downey, CA.

Bob's Big Boy Broiler, Downey, California, Downey, California — by A Secret Forest

Bob's Big Boy Broiler, Downey, California, Downey, California — by A Secret Forest. This building is the only thing this city has going for it. Sorry Downey, CA.

Oldest Mc Donalds  10207 Lakewood Blvd., Downey, California - Google Search

Oldest Mc Donalds 10207 Lakewood Blvd., Downey, California - Google Search

1st Taco Bell,1961.  I wish they still looked like this one.

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Bite of History: In Taco Bell founder Glen Bell opened Bell’s Drive-In in San Bernadino. Seeing the fast-food industry growth, Bell opened the first Taco Bell in 1961 at 7126 Firestone Boulevard in Downey, CA.

Oldest McDonalds in Downey California. by billdroadrunner1, via Flickr

The oldest operating McDonald's restaurant is a drive-up hamburger stand at 10207 Lakewood Blvd. at Florence Avenue in Downey, Los Angeles, California.

The McDonald's in Downey, California is almost unchanged in appearance since it opened in 1953.  http://www.downeyca.org/visitors/attractions/mcdonalds.asp

The oldest operating McDonald’s restaurant was the third one built, opening in It is located at 10207 Lakewood Blvd. at Florence Ave. in Downey, California

The oldest operating McDonald's. Located in Downey California it was the third McDonald's restaurant and opened on August 18 1953

The oldest operating McDonald's. Located in Downey California it was the third McDonald's restaurant and opened on August 18 1953

Downey, California

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L.A. Buns It's always said that the locals know where to eat.... This is place where locals and other neighborhoods come to eat one of the best burgers  anywhere!!! If you see my belly you know I know where to eat burgers. Don't miss out #labuns #la #buns #downey #california #burger #thebest #djzap #music #mix #edm #losangeles #dtla #hollywood #socal ##onlyinamerica

L.A. Buns It's always said that the locals know where to eat.... This is place where locals and other neighborhoods come to eat one of the best burgers anywhere!!! If you see my belly you know I know where to eat burgers. Don't miss out #labuns #la #buns #downey #california #burger #thebest #djzap #music #mix #edm #losangeles #dtla #hollywood #socal ##onlyinamerica

ever had Shakey's bunch o lunch! old 70's Shakey's Pizza Parlor advertisement ( Downey California )

ever had Shakey's bunch o lunch! old Shakey's Pizza Parlor advertisement ( Downey California )

Bob's Big Boy (Formerly Johnie's Broiler) - Downey, California  Googie Architechture

Bob's Big Boy (Formerly Johnie's Broiler) - Downey, California Googie Architechture

On February 4, 1983, less than a month before her 33rd birthday, Karen Carpenter suffered heart failure at her parents' home in Downey, California. She was taken to Downey Community Hospital, where she was pronounced dead twenty minutes later. The Los Angeles coroner gave the cause of death as "heartbeat irregularities brought on by chemical imbalances associated with anorexia nervosa."

Karen Anne Carpenter (March 1950 – February was an American singer and drummer. She and her brother, Richard, formed the duo Carpenter . She died at the age of 32 from heart failure.

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