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Old Posted Aug 27, 2019, 9:12 PM
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Alhambra High School, Alhambra, CA. Undated photo, but going by the girls' fashions, my guess is early 1950s. I didn't realize that the main building of Alhambra High used to face Main Street.


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I went there in the '60's, and the building on Main was long gone.
It wasn't "long gone" - this aerial is from 1960. The building above is in the center.


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It didn't last long into the '60s, however, as the 1964 view at Historic Aerials shows a completely different building on the site. It doesn't seem to change over the years, so it was probably the store seen in early GSV images like this one from 2009.


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Even the 2012 image shows no sign of the store's demise, but by 2013 they were holding a groundbreaking ceremony for the current mixed-use development (you can see a picture on their Facebook page).


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The Alhambra Public Library next door has also become a mixed-use development.
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