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Kress Store Bw By Denis Dube Artist Denise Dube Medium Photograph - Photography, Fine Art Description From the Ghost Signs Series-Old hand painted signs on old buildings. Long Beach, CA 90802 Close Up Photography, Photography For Sale, Urban Photography, Black And White Photography, Art Prints For Sale, Fine Art Prints, Long Beach California, Cityscape Art, Old Signs

Kress Store bw By Denis Dube by Denise Dube

From the Ghost Signs Series-Old hand painted signs on old buildings.449 Pine Ave. Long Beach, CA 90802 The Kress Building was number 152 in the total of nationwide chain stores founded by Samuel H. Kress (1863-1955). Constructed in 1923 on Long Beach's premier retail street, Pine Avenue, the store prospered. In 1928 - 29, a three-story addition was built on the south to double the store space and increase lunch counter services. Its opening was announced in the Press-Telegram on November 24…

A Walk Along Long Beach’s Gaudy, Tawdry, Bawdy Pike Long Beach Pike, Long Beach California, California Coast, Southern California, Vintage Sailor, Vintage Men, San Luis Obispo County, Bixby Knolls, 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.

An unfilled Rainbow Lagoon surrounds the Long Beach Municipal Auditorium, circa the wave action & tidal forces began to undermine the pier. Now home to the Convention Center and Aquarium of the Pacific. West Los Angeles, Los Angeles Area, Los Angeles County, Long Beach California, San Luis Obispo County, Old Images, San Diego, Bixby Knolls, Aquarium

When Long Beach Built a Rainbow-Shaped Pier

Its shape was not all that made the Rainbow Pier unique.

noirish Los Angeles - Page 1019 - SkyscraperPage Forum California History, Old Buildings, Historical Society, Model Trains, Long Beach, Real Life, City Photo, Past, Street View

"The Odd Duck's Website" - The "Art Deco Theaters," Landmarks and Buildings of note in Long Beach, CA

This is the personal home page of Theodd Duck from Long Beach, CA.

Ocean Avenue in downtown Long Beach, California as seen in a Frasher’s Fotos postcard which is dated, apparently erroneously, as I don’t see a single car here that looks even and. Long Beach California, Southern California, Downtown Long Beach, Before I Sleep, San Luis Obispo County, Miles To Go, Old Buildings, Santa Barbara, 1930s

Ocean Avenue in downtown Long Beach, California as... - route22ny

Ocean Avenue in downtown Long Beach, California as seen in a Frasher’s Fotos postcard which is dated, apparently erroneously, as 1940. I don’t see a single car here that looks even mid-1930s, and that’s Victor McLaglen’s name on the marquee of the Stanley Theater…does that say “Pepper” above it? Hot Pepper (1933)?. Photo by Burton Frasher for one of his Frasher’s Fotos postcards, from the archive of the Pomona Public Library.

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Insurance Exchange Lofts of Long Beach | 207 E Broadway

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