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Long Beach

Collection by Laurie Martin Perlowin Avocado • Last updated 7 days ago

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My grandmother lived there, 1936-1964

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A great view of what remained of the Nu-Pike Amusement Park. Looking north from Seaside Walk toward the rear of the Ocean Center Building, seen straight up whatever street this was. Grandma let me look in the windows.at age fascinated! Long Beach Pike, Long Beach California, Northern California, California History, Bixby Knolls, City Of Angels, Beach Design, Los Angeles Area, Old Buildings

Tattoo Parlor

Some of the shops at The Long Beach Pike. Many sailors would come down and get tattoo's at these shops.

Window front of Madam Anna’s at The Pike, Long Beach, California, Photo by William Reagh. She told me my fortune in It turned out to be very accurate. Long Beach Pike, Long Beach California, California History, Southern California, Vintage California, Lakewood California, Hotel California, California Coast, Beach Bath

A Walk Along Long Beach’s Gaudy, Tawdry, Bawdy Pike

The Pike was one of Southern California's largest playgrounds by the sea.

A Walk Along Long Beach’s Gaudy, Tawdry, Bawdy Pike Long Beach Pike, Long Beach California, Vintage California, Southern California, California Vacation, California Coast, Big Eyes Paintings, Bixby Knolls, San Luis Obispo County

A Walk Along Long Beach’s Gaudy, Tawdry, Bawdy Pike

The Pike was one of Southern California's largest playgrounds by the sea.

  Long Beach California, California Art, Masonry Blocks, Works Progress Administration, Art Deco Buildings, Beach Art, Post Office, Art Deco Fashion, Signal Hill

Long Beach Post Office, Long Beach, [1934?]

Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.Text from nitrate negative sleeve: California, Long Beach, Post OfficeThe Long Beach Main Post Office is located at 300 Long Beach Blvd. It was built from 1933 to 1934 as a project of the New Deal's Works Progress Administration. It is built out of large masonry blocks with terra cotta sheathing.-118.18961733.770354Long Beach Post Office, 6-story art deco style building, with intersection and cars in foreground.

Seaside Hospital on the corner of Chestnut Avenue and Fourteenth Street (one block north of Anaheim Street) in Long Beach :: Long Beach, Seaside, Louvre, Street View, Buildings, Travel, Viajes, Beach, Destinations

Seaside Hospital on the corner of Chestnut Avenue and Fourteenth Street (one block north of Anaheim Street) in Long Beach

Pedestrians enter the tunnel to the arcade beneath the Jergins Trust building from the north side of Ocean Blvd. The tunnel provided safe access to the arcade, attractions, and beach for pedestrian… Long Beach California, Vintage California, San Luis Obispo County, Love Dad, Googie, Pedestrian, Historical Society, Historical Photos, Time Travel

Pedestrians enter the Jergins Arcade tunnel, ca. 1950s

Pedestrians enter the tunnel to the arcade beneath the Jergins Trust building from the north side of Ocean Blvd. The tunnel provided safe access to the arcade, attractions, and beach for pedestrians trying to cross busy Ocean Blvd.

The HSLB retains copyright to its photographic material. The HSLB’s historical photographs and images are to be used for research or personal use only (for example, home decor or personal col… Bixby Knolls, San Luis Obispo County, Auditorium, Historical Society, Long Beach, Paris Skyline, San Diego, California, History

Municipal Auditorium, 1935

The HSLB retains copyright to its photographic material. The HSLB's historical photographs and images are to be used for research or personal use only (for example, home decor or personal collections). Reproductions of any kind are prohibited, including distribution via the internet. Any use other than personal use, including in a business or for commercial purposes, or any alteration, constitutes reuse and requires payment of appropriate fees and approval by the Historical Society of Long…

A Walk Along Long Beach’s Gaudy, Tawdry, Bawdy Pike Long Beach Pike, Long Beach California, California History, California Coast, Southern California, Bixby Knolls, Beach Bath, Stunning Photography, Coney Island

A Walk Along Long Beach’s Gaudy, Tawdry, Bawdy Pike

The Pike was one of Southern California's largest playgrounds by the sea.

Long Beach, Ca. The PIKE on the beach from 1902 till 1979 photos taken about 1980 after the Pike closed for good and before what was left was hauled away. Long Beach Pike, Long Beach California, Hotel California, Vintage California, Southern California, California History, Norwalk California, San Luis Obispo County, Surf City

Long Beach, Ca.

The PIKE (AKA The NU-PIKE) On the beach from 1902 till 1979. I took these photos about 1980 after the Pike closed for good and before what was left was hauled away. longbeachheritagemuseum.org/nupike.html

Pontoon Bridge: A dip into the Cerritos Channel of Long Beach Harbor. Remember when this bridge was raced across in "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World", filmed in Long Beach Pike, Long Beach California, California History, Vintage California, Southern California, Wilmington California, Bullhead City, Harbor City, San Luis Obispo County

The Bridges of Terminal Island

Getting to Terminal Island and the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach once has more than a little terror, weirdness, and even tragedy.

"Building a Great City by the Sea." Long beach city boosters ad featuring the still-unfinished Breakers Hotel, Long Beach City, Long Beach California, Southern California, Breakers Hotel, The Breakers, Jazz Colors, City By The Sea, Thats The Way, Historical Photos

The Breakers Hotel, Long Beach

When The Breakers Hotel opened on Long Beach’s Ocean Avenue in 1926, ocean bathers could exit out the back by way of a special elevator and walk right out across the sand. The building still stands…