Lakewood Center Skateboard World 1978 Vintage Men’s T-Shirt

Lakewood Center Skateboard World 1978 Vintage Men’s T-Shirt

$26.95

Lakewood Center Skateboard World opened in 1978 at Lakewood Center shopping mall and may be one of the most ’80s skateparks ever as it brought skate and mall culture together in Lakewood, California. The park featured a snake run, banked slalom run, banked freestyle area, half-pipe, twin keyhole pools with tile and coping, a banked three-leaf clover pool, and the 17-foot deep “monster bowl” pool with tile & coping. The entrance to the monster bowl consisted of a very rideable/fun “mini-bowl” that could be ridden independently of the monster bowl. The monster bowl was eventually destroyed to make way for a roller hockey rink not long before the park closed in 1982.

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Description


Lakewood Center Skateboard World opened in 1978 at Lakewood Center shopping mall and may be one of the most ’80s skateparks ever as it brought skate and mall culture together in Lakewood, California. The park featured a snake run, banked slalom run, banked freestyle area, half-pipe, twin keyhole pools with tile and coping, a banked three-leaf clover pool, and the 17-foot deep “monster bowl” pool with tile & coping. The entrance to the monster bowl consisted of a very rideable/fun “mini-bowl” that could be ridden independently of the monster bowl. The monster bowl was eventually destroyed to make way for a roller hockey rink not long before the park closed in 1982.

Details


Like all our designs, this one is treated with our signature ‘relic-ing’ process which includes our own secret recipe of hand-painted chipping, cracking, fading, and just the right touch of yellowing to ensure that it looks the part of a true vintage imprint.** We lay these works of art down on premium Bella+Canvas 3001 Unisex Jersey Short Sleeve Tees, one of the softest, best-wearing t-shirts available today, via state of the art direct to garment (DTG) printing which allows us to create a vintage effect that simply can’t be accomplished with other printing methods. In short, these shirts are everything you’ve dreamed of and more – it feels soft and lightweight with just the right amount of stretch making it comfortable and flattering for both men and women.

  • 100% combed and ring-spun cotton*
  • Fabric weight: 4.2 oz (142 g/m2)
  • 30 single
  • Tear-away label
  • Shoulder-to-shoulder taping
  • Side-seamed
  • Retail fit
  • Runs true to size

Sizing


Not sure what size is your best fit? We recommend taking one of your current t-shirts, laying it flat and measuring it. The measurements in the chart below are taken with the shirt laying on a flat surface. To get the length, measure from the high shoulder point down to the bottom of the shirt. To get the width, measure approximately 1-inch below the armhole, across the chest, from seam to seam. While our tees are all made using premium, pre-shrunk, ring-spun cotton, there can be some shrinkage depending on your personal wash and dry cycles. With that said, if you’re on the fence, we always suggest going up a size.

SMLXL2XL3XL
Width182022.0124.0225.9928
Length2829.023031.0332.0133
Sleeves8.99.189.459.731010.4

All sizes are provided in inches!


*Heather colors are 52% combed and ring-spun cotton/48% polyester. Athletic and Black Heather is 90% combed and ring-spun cotton/10% polyester. Ash color is 99% Airlume combed and ring-spun cotton and 1% poly. **Due to the nature of the printing process and different sizes of shirts offered, imprint position and scale may vary slightly from the product images, but we do our best to be as accurate as possible.

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