Public Storage Facilities, Our Historic Landmarks

Public Storage Facilities, Our Historic Landmarks

Each of our company-owned Public Storage facilities is unique. Some were built just a few months ago. Others have a rich history as newly restored landmarks, such as our building at 3636 Beverly Boulevard in Los Angeles. With fine art deco detail, it is one of the best-looking self storage buildings in the country. When the 13-story marvel was opened in 1928 as American Storage, Calvin Coolidge was president, the Ford Model A car was still in production and prohibition was in full force. At t...
Posted by: Ann Griffith
March 3, 2014 at 12:23 PM
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New Public Storage New York City Facility Complete

New Public Storage New York City Facility Complete

Karl Gill is excited to welcome Public Storage customers to the top floor of one of the largest storage facilities in the country for the first time this week. He thinks everyone will appreciate the shiny new storage units, right across the Harlem River from Manhattan. “Competitors, they have all come by to look because it’s pretty impressive,” said Karl, who is an on-site district manager of the facility. He and his 14-member team make sure things run smoothly at a self storag...
Posted by: Ann Griffith
October 4, 2013 at 10:02 AM
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How to Organize for a Move – The Best Moving Checklist Ever

How to Organize for a Move – The Best Moving Checklist Ever

If your spouse is a bit of a sergeant major when it comes to planning for a move, consider yourself very lucky. Every good soldier knows, after all, that military personnel are tops at keeping household gear organized and safe during a move, whether it’s across town or around the globe. That’s why we reached out for advice from Staff Sgt. Douglas Pippin, who manages thousands of successful relocations a year to the far reaches, all from his desk at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in...
Posted by: Ann Griffith
August 23, 2013 at 10:27 AM
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Vintage Record Album Preservation Tips

Vintage Record Album Preservation Tips

Caring for records and music memorabilia at Stax in Memphis is akin to preserving an important slice of American music history. There are more than 300 albums at the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, located in the same building as the record label of that name, in business from 1959 to 1975. By the time the company went under, it had forever influenced the American sound and our culture. This is where Otis Redding got his start, after he was hired as a driver but convinced producers to let hi...
Posted by: Ann Griffith
July 11, 2013 at 4:10 PM
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