Snack Shop
Kalakaua Ave, Waikiki

Title

Snack Shop
Kalakaua Ave, Waikiki

Description

First Image: Post Card of the Snack Shop, 2323 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu.

Caption: The ultimate in coffee shop dining nestled in the heart of Waikiki. Designed by Vladimir Ossipoff, and adjacent to his equally outstanding McInerny Store, fronting Kalakaua Avenue and creating a buffer between the Royal Grove of the Royal Hawaiian Hotel and the busy thoroughfare.

Demolished and replaced by the Royal Hawaiian Center in 1977.

Second Image:  "An Architectural Philosophy for Waikiki", Honolulu Star Bulletin July 4, 1959.  A discussion of how architect Ossipoff hoped that the Snack Shop and the adjacent McInerny store would establish a more interesting experience in the heart of Waikiki.

Contributor

Spencer Tolley

Architect or Designer

Year of Construction

Citation

desotob, “Snack Shop
Kalakaua Ave, Waikiki,” Hawai'i Modernism Library, accessed May 20, 2022, http://docomomo-hi.org/items/show/1083.

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