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In 2007 it downgraded it's location from the Union Station look-alike building that currently houses Samy's Camera to the Art Deco building across the street, at the corner of Sepulveda and Barman. Then in July of this year, even this location closed.
And finally, last Thursday at about 9:45 pm, a fire gutted the space. According to CBSLA.com, "Flames were visible from the front of the store when firefighters arrived."
Just kind of puts a sad capper on the Allied Model Trains story. As appropriate for a wake, does anyone want to share -- in the comments -- a happy memory of visiting the store?
Here's a picture of the exterior in better times: