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Title
Catalina Casino
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Contributor
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation
Date Created and/or Issued
1977
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Title supplied by cataloger.
The twelve-story Catalina Casino, a focal point of Santa Catalina Island entertainment since it opened in 1929, is surrounded by the sea on three sides. Although The Casino is an icon of Catalina and Avalon, there isn't any actual gambling allowed. The stunning Art Deco building stands at 140 feet tall and contains the world's largest circular ballroom with a 180-foot diameter dance floor as well as a beautiful movie theater. The Casino hosts most of Catalina's major indoor events, including the annual New Year's Eve Celebration, and the Catalina Island Jazz Festival. As of the 2000 census, there were approximately 3,127 people residing in the city.
Exterior view of the Catalina Casino, which gives the impression of a grand dream castle. Photograph dated October 18, 1977.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00084043
Herald Examiner Collection
HH_b064_f2_i11
CARL0002879964
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/25759
Subject
Catalina Casino
Ballrooms--California--Santa Catalina Island
Art deco (Architecture)--California--Santa Catalina Island
Islands--California, Southern
Avalon (Calif.)
Santa Catalina Island (Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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