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Old Posted Mar 11, 2014, 3:46 PM
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Originally Posted by ethereal_reality View Post
Does anyone recognize the buildings behind these three sun-bathers?


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There is a picture in the Water and Power collection taken from a different angle which shows the "Over the Waves" Lunch and the larger, gabled, half-timbered building. This was taken in about 1920, looking from south to north and is labeled "Vista Tea Room Santa Monica". The electric tram is seen in front of the gabled buiding. I can't get pictures to post or I would add it here. Some of you more capable people will be able to find it and put it in, I'm sure.

UPDATE:
Another picture dated 1924, in Santa Monica, shows the building with the gables. It is an aerial view and is labeled Santa Monica Pier. The pier, Roller Coaster and a corner of the still existing carousel building (Looff Hippodrome) are visible to the left side of the picture. The gabled building is now gone, replaced by a parking lot, of course.

Last edited by oldstuff; Mar 11, 2014 at 4:19 PM.
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