That Little Coffee Shop in the Supermarket Parking Lot? It might have been a Fotomat

Their is a great photo group on Flickr that collects photos of re-purposed Fotomats. For those not in the know, years ago, when people still used film their were these cheery little film kiosks all across America where you could drop off and pick up your film. They were called Fotomats and they looked like this…

[via] Jim
[via] Jim

Now you might see them still, but they look more like this…

[via] Debra Jane Seltzer
[via] Debra Jane Seltzer

For more transformed Fotomats, check out the Former Fotomat Flickr Group.

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