Re: Playland Memories from a Whitney family relative owners of Playland

05/08/04 - posted by Fred Laurice

Reading David's post with all his nostalgic mental images reminded me also of the smells associated with Sutro's. As you descended that grand staircase, lined with palm trees to the frilly Victorian main floor, you invariable got the strong smell of the heated salt ocean water wafting up the staircase. Also, as you entered the skating rink, you always got that cool, damp and somewhat musty smell of the rink.

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