Then // As historian Chris Jepsen has pieced together, the deco/moderne Cut Rate Drug Store at the corner of Main Street and Walnut Avenue was built in 1938 by local oil tool mogul S.R. Bowen.
Now // Today, the building survives (along with Perq's) as an artifact of a long-gone Huntington Beach; a wonderfully stubborn reminder of what life was like on Main Street when it seemed almost every business catered to the needs of locals in the pre-tourism era.
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