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Old Posted Dec 6, 2020, 5:22 PM
Andys Andys is offline
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Originally Posted by Beaudry View Post
Bang! I bought that in a heartbeat. I live pretty close to the same neighborhood as the Garvanza Villa. Or where it was, anyway. Which is here:



Can't find a demo permit, but 211-221 South Avenue 63 was built in 1925, so I'm guessing it went down around then. Here's another shot of it:


The view looking out over the Arroyo must have been incredible*. Designed by Boring and Haas, it was built in 1886.

*Edit: the view is still pretty swell. As are the 1920s apartments that replaced it—

Interesting to me, is how short lived was this magnificent structure was; 40 years, and it's gone! Perhaps its life was interrupted by fire, or earthquake?
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