began as an empty Bridal Gown shop in the city of Alhambra.
as Ben had no real inventory at the time, he displayed clipper ships
in the storefront window. This threw off any suspicion that this
place may soon carry cool stuff like T-Shirts and graphic novels.
Ben's surprise attack plan was working...
did they suspect...
hired rugged people to tear down the walls and all the unnecessary
stuff. They even fitted this wall with metal struts and covered
it with new drywall in order to flatten it.
everyone worked diligently, Chris Appelhans impeded progress by encasing
people in boxes. Despite the hindrance, everyone seemed to have a
other Chris, seated here, was with Ben during the entire process.
NUCLEUS is the house that Ben and Chris built. Literally!
NUCLEUS gallery under construction!
put up a wall in order to divide the retail space with the gallery
space. It looks really classy.
took this picture from inside of a display case.
infamous clipper ships.
one night, we took down the old Bridal shop sign. To our surprise,
it was all made out of foam and plastic!
Appelhans continued to impede progress by molesting the others. Despite
the hindrance, everyone seemed to have a REALLY good time.
found some cheap labor off the street and put them to work.