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Vermont Avenue and 3rd Street
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection;
Date Created and/or Issued
Publication Information
Foster and Kleiser Company
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Architect Samuel B. Bird designed the 1925 Spanish Colonial Revival style El Patio Ballroom, which could house up to 10,000 patrons. The amusement center, located at 245 South Vermont Avenue was later known as the Rainbow Gardens and finally the Palomar. The building burned down on October 2, 1939.
Looking north across the intersection of Vermont Avenue (foreground) and 3rd Street. A man is about to board a Pacific Electric Yellow Car; also seen are two service stations, a Foster and Kleiser billboard advertising scotch, the Palomar and the sign for the Belmont Theatre. Photograph dated June 16, 1939.
1 negative :safety ;13 x 18 cm.
Photographic safety negatives
Blackstock Negative Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection;
Palomar (Restaurant : Los Angeles, Calif.)
Belmont Theatre (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Standard Oil Company
Pacific Electric Railway Company
Streets--California--Los Angeles
Automobiles--California--Los Angeles
Pedestrians--California--Los Angeles
Street-railroads--California--Los Angeles
Street-railroad tracks--California--Los Angeles
Billboards--California--Los Angeles
Electric railroads--Cars--California--Los Angeles
Stop signs--California--Los Angeles
Electric lines--Poles and towers
Lampposts--California--Los Angeles
Signs and signboards--California--Los Angeles
Advertising--Alcoholic beverages--California--Los Angeles
Music-halls (Variety-theaters, cabarets, etc.)--California--Los Angeles
Restaurants--California--Los Angeles
Stores & shops--California--Los Angeles
Service stations--California--Los Angeles
Architecture--California--Los Angeles--Spanish influences
Lost architecture--California--Los Angeles
Vermont Avenue (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Third Street (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Photographers Collection photographs
Blackstock Collection photographs

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