Posts Tagged ‘1.25’

Commercial Folk Art: The Fillmore’s National Dollar Store, Where Everything Costs “‘______’ Or Less”

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

Isn’t it┬ábeautiful?

All your favorite brands are here:

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(And guess who owns the building in the background: Robert Redford / Sundance!)

Of course the National Dollar used to advertise Everything $1 or Less but there came a time when that wasn’t actually true, so City Attorney Dennis Herrera got after them.

So now the sign says “Everything ___ or Less.”

Hurray!

(Bonus: National Dollar Sidewalk Bling)

 

The Grand Promenade of the Western Addition’s Dollar Store (Well, $1.25 Store) on Fillmore

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

The dollar sign bling is so big, it stretches out onto the sidewalk.

See?

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The National Dollar Store on Fillmore Changes Business Model – Prices Raised to 10 Bits

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

These days, “Everything’s ____ or less” at our National Dollar store at 1633 Fillmore Street.

Can you call yourself a dollar store if everything you have costs more than a dollar?

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I cry foul.