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Sunday, March 27, 2011

If Ya Don't Have A Washer and Dryer at Home Ya Might be Lucky Enough To Have a Laundromat Near Home With Some Cool Mid Century Accoutrements Like These! Status: Well Appointed

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Cool colors in some and neat seating in others. You don't have to be somewhere special to enjoy your surroundings!

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This laundry facility is in Chicago. We were walking up the street from our friends

place to get some tacos (fish! best I ever had) when I spotted the seating in this

place. It looked so cool that I HAD to shoot a few pics. The taco stand was really

nice too. I took some pics there too. It was all outdoor seating and really nice. This

is the patio cover. I'd love to have such a cool patio cover!

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Then, about a week ago, I stopped by the St. Charles antique mall and stuck my

camera inside this Laundomat.

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How many laundromats have steer horns on the wall? That alone is pretty cool.

But the coolest thing is how many Shell Chair seats are in this place!

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I can remember seeing a lot of these when I was a kid. You don't see them too

much anymore. They've all been replaced with newer seats I guess. They aren't

Herman Miller though. They are just another knock off.

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They are marked Sol-O-Matic on the bottom. They have the right shape though.

I'd be happy to have a set of them for the patio or the front porch! I wouldn't have

to worry about them getting messed up or stolen.

3 comments:

  1. love it! there are definitely some super cool laudromats.. makes killing time much easier :)

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  2. Hmmm, Looks like just a couple of bolts holding those shells...

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  3. I've seen similar laundromats that also had very cool hairpin legged fiberglass tables for clothes folding.

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