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8FT Tiki
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Posted: 2013-12-21 6:52 pm   Permalink

From a large folding brochure.









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howlinowl
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From: Port Saint Lucie, FL
Posted: 2014-11-09 4:54 pm   Permalink

bye-bye.....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XLNbNGAlIlI

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howlinowl
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Posted: 2014-11-09 4:59 pm   Permalink

Castaways in this video....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pRSAOmx_2c4

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howlinowl
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Posted: 2014-11-09 5:27 pm   Permalink

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KIlMlW22guo

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mike and marie
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Posted: 2015-03-18 8:05 pm   Permalink










We were very excited recently to discover this new 1976 view of the Wreck Bar. The 70s took its toll, especially with those swag lights:





It probably should be noted on this thread that The Castaways was designed by the same architect who designed the Mai-Kai, Charles McKirahan. It seems like most everything we love about Modern South Florida sprang from his mind: the Sea Shore resort, Ireland's Inn, the Bay Harbor Continental, etc. Too many of them gone! Who's got the time machine this week?

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Dustycajun
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Joined: Nov 16, 2007
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From: Santa Barbara, CA
Posted: 2015-03-18 8:54 pm   Permalink

M & M,

I have two oversized postcards from that 70's era of decline.

First one shows the entrance sign.



Another view of the Wreck Bar in a state of well...wreckage!



The back of the card still shows decent graphics.



Interesting signature on the back, it looks like these were home made by Danny, the guy in the motel print shop.




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mike and marie
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Posted: 2015-03-25 5:16 pm   Permalink

Nice stuff, DC. The late 60s / early 70s party til 5am has taken a toll on the old Wreck Bar -- you can tell they even had to reupholster all the bar stools. And it looks like Liberace was put in charge of the decor!

 
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