• I visited the oldest McDonald's still standing and found a crash course in creating a cultural icon - see inside the iconic restaurant

    25 days ago - By Business Insider

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    I visited the oldest existing McDonald's in Downey, California.
    The location has many original details from when it was built in 1954.
    The museum shows how McDonald's went from a regional burger chain to an instantly recognizable symbol.
    The oldest remaining McDonald's sits in Downey, California, outside of Los Angeles. Mary Meisenzahl/Insider As a fast food reporter and enthusiast, I had to stop by on a recent trip to the West coast. Mary Meisenzahl/Insider Despite the familiar name, it's almost unrecognizable as part of the chain today. Mary Meisenzahl/Insider...
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