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Hollywood in Broward County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Melina's

2010 Hollywood Boulevard

 

— Historic Downtown Landmark —

 
Melina's Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jay Kravetz, November 17, 2016
1. Melina's Marker
Inscription.  Initially in other locations, Melina Tomich's shop sold children's wear. In 1946, Melina built the shop here at 2010 Hollywood Boulevard branching into ladies' wear, in particular lingerie. Today, Melina's is the oldest continually operated family business on the boulevard.
 
Erected by The Hollywood Historical Society and The Hollywood Community Redevelopment Agency.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 26° 0.677′ N, 80° 8.847′ W. Marker is in Hollywood, Florida, in Broward County. Marker is on Hollywood Boulevard (State Road 820) east of South 21st Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2010 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood FL 33020, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Central Arcade (within shouting distance of this marker); Hollywood Publishing Company/Hollywood News Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wellons & McGowan (about 400 feet away); Joe's Tropical Café
Melina's Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jay Kravetz, November 17, 2016
2. Melina's Marker
(about 400 feet away); Morse Arcade (about 500 feet away); Hammerstein House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 1.2 miles away); Greater Ward Chapel (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hollywood.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 19, 2016, by Jay Kravetz of West Palm Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 174 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 19, 2016, by Jay Kravetz of West Palm Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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