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1861 - 1865 Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty This tablet dedicated to the G.A.R. Post 161 by the Anna Etheridge Tent No. 58 Daughters of the Union Veterans of the Civil War 1934
Modeled after English Gothic churches, this is the third church on the site where the Long Beach United Presbyterian congregation was founded in 1906. The sanctuary has beautiful woodwork and stained glass.
This venue was built in 1929 as a multi purpose auditorium. In 1935 it opened as the Dunbar Skating Rink and served this function for many years. In 2001, after a period of vacancy, the Robert Gumbiner Foundation, through an adaptive reuse program…
When completed, the Villa was the tallest building on the Southern California Coast and its French Gothic design won an award in Paris. It survived the 1933 earthquake but was seismically strengthened and restored in 1989-90.
This duplex was built by William Esser, a successful Long Beach builder whose work included the now demolished but famous Pacific Coast Club. A fine example of Spanish Colonial Revival architecture, it was completed in 1929 just prior to the Depre…
Unity, a non denominational Church, was founded in Long Beach by the Reverends Louise and John Samuel Newman in 1923. A grass roots fundraising campaign led to the purchase of this site in 1933. Construction began in 1941. Architecture was inspire…
Los Alamitos · Los CerritosThis plaque marks the dividing line between the two ranchos on which Long Beach was subsequently built. Originally a part of a Spanish land grant to Manuel Nieto in 1784. They were partitioned between the heirs by…
The oldest remaining highrise on the ocean bluffs, this unique "own your own" apartment building has provided elegant seaside living at the center of resort activity.
The Blackstone was designed as an apartment hotel building in Renaissance Revival style. It was a prominent feature of Long Beach's fledgling skyline, belonging to a group of downtown "high-rise" residential structures built in the early 1920's th…
In March 2008, during a routine roof replacement on the Lafayette building's 11th floor patio, workers uncovered the 8 by 8 foot tile mural of a kneeling camel in front of the Pyramids of Giza. The vintage 1920's mural lay beneath two tons of roof…