Bruce Drug Store, Malaga Cove Plaza, Palos Verdes Estates, California

Abstract/Description: Image shows interior view of the Bruce Drug Store, located in the Gardner Building (La Casa Primera), dedicated on September 13, 1925. At right is the tiled soda counter facing the three arched windows overlooking the plaza. At left is the cash register and sundry counter, with magazine rack visible along back wall. Three glass lights are suspended from ceiling. Described in the Palos Verdes Bulletin (Nov. 1926, p. 3) as "Handsomely finished in mahogany and tile with a fully-equipped lunch counter and soda fountain, it has also a large stock of drugs, toilet articles, stationery, photographic supplies and magazines and papers." William E. Bruce was owner of the drug store, which opened on November 13, 1926. The Gardner building, built by W.W. Gardner, was the site of the first classrooms, which opened September 8, 1925, and library in the community.
Subject(s): Gardner Building (Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.)
Malaga Cove (Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.)
Bruce Drug Store (Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.)
Drugstores--California (Palos Verdes Estates)
Date Created: 1927-01-00