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Old Posted Aug 31, 2010, 4:55 PM
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Before the highway.





Ninety-Nine Steps at Pacific Palisades in 1889.



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below: Looking south from Ninety Nine Steps (1889).


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below: Looking south toward the Ninety Nine Steps and Santa Monica in 1898



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below: Same view, more or less, in the 1930s.

I believe the large building with the numerous chimneys is Marion Davies' famous beach house.
The guest house closest to the camera still exists. The main house (with a 110 rooms) was torn down in 1956.



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