Iconic VIP Records sign removed from historic perch in Long Beach

The iconic V.I.P. Records sign stood for decades in Long Beach.

The iconic V.I.P. Records sign in Long Beach was taken down to make way for a new 7-Eleven.

The sign used to be on top of the V.I.P. Records store, until owner Kelvin Anderson moved to a smaller location on the same block. When 7-Eleven signed a 30-year lease, the sign was removed and put into storage.

Since then, the city of Long Beach has made the sign a historic landmark.

Now, Anderson is looking for someplace to put his sign. He has his eye on a plot or land across from the original V.I.P. Records store. He wants to build a V.I.P. museum and multi-media center.
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