Man, all that NEON ! Original works of art by Master Glass-Blowers.
It's certainly a beautiful downtown - and Tor Johnson on the theater marquee.
oops! That's Van Johnson - not Tor Johnson.
It was a lot nicer then but the flat iron building is more colorful today. http://goo.gl/maps/Uo7bZ
Art of Bob: No doubt - better then.
This looks like a still from an Alfred Hitchcock film.
I can hear the background music.
Judging by the movies playing at the theaters ("The Glenn Miller Story" and "Easy to Love" this shot was taken around 1954.