San Diego, California: Uniroyal Gal - Go Go Dancer (Gone)

Directions:
I-8 and Mission Gorge - no longer there.
Hours:
Gone
Status:
Gone

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Uniroyal Gal - Go Go Dancer

The statue atop the "Box Office" bar in San Diego was quite legendary. She had a fringe dress, which blew off in the wind, and a bikini, which blew off, the famous bat girl outfit, and Bicentennial minuteman outfit (I think that one was plastic). Eventually the costumes were all plastic, culminating in a hilariously stereotypical lumberjack outfit when she was the mascot of the Box Office's new lesbian venue. We miss her greatly and have always wanted a picture! Our Local band Nectarine sang a song about her (lyrics mine):

Driving with her boyfriend underneath the mannequin
fringe dress, thigh high blowin in the wind...etc.

[Jackie Jones, 05/05/2005]
Uniroyal Gal - Vague Recollections

Woman similar in size to Muffler Man -- located on Highway 8 at Mission Gorge Road. Was an advertisment for the Box Office (originally a strip club, later a women's gay bar) Dressed in vintage clothing for the Bicentennial -- also as an effort to appease city.

[Kathy Paulson, 08/24/2002]
Giant Go-go dancer - Uniroyal Gal Memory?

In the 1960s, in the heyday of the go-go bar, there stood a giant, well endowed go-go dancer erected over a bar in the Grantville area of San Diego clad only in skimpy, pink bikini. The controversy this stirred up resulted in her costume changing periodically. One of the most memorable was a bat girl suit including a hood with bat ears and cape. The building where the bar was located was formerly a square dance club where I learned to square dance as a child. Alas, go-go girl has been retired years ago, but deserves her place in the annals of giant fiberglass history.

[Minta Taylor, 11/01/2000]

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