A little before and after. Mike was right, the liquor store in question was at Santa Monica Blvd. and El Centro in Hollywood. I went by today and even found an old cutlass sitting in what looks to be the exact same spot from the original photo.
Here are the original photo circa 1968 and today’s:
see in context on this page – click on photo for larger version
Sure, there’s no liquor store anymore, and the awnings are new, but that utility pole on Santa Monica was tilted way back then. Oh, you wanna see it in color?
Shouldn’t Mike get tickets to Video Games Live for this?