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Old Posted Oct 4, 2012, 12:04 AM
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Originally Posted by ethereal_reality View Post
I've had this photograph forever on one of my old cds and always wondered where this little coffee shop was located.
Perhaps this is the Mannings you speak of GW.



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The design of this coffee shop is amazing. I love the circular lighted 'canopy' above the entrance and how the store is open-air to the street.
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There were a lot of Manning's--looks like the Gold Cup location didn't become one until the late '50s. Here's one on Grand, near Dawson's.

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Apparently Manning's was the Starbuck's of its day:
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See story HERE.
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