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Title
Panoramic view of Long Beach
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
Circa 1960
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 Willmore was a luxury residential hotel built in 1925 in the Italian Renaissance style. The L-shaped tower contained one- and two-room apartments with kitchens and a penthouse. A solarium occupied the eleventh floor. It was converted into condomiums in 1952. It is Long Beach Historic Landmark no. 16.52.260.
An aerial view of a commercial district in Long Beach and its surrounding area. The tall building, center, is the Willmore Building at 315 West Third Street. In front of the Willmore is a church whose bell tower has contrasting stonework on the top. A construction fence, lower left, surrounds a deep pit. Oil storage tanks are barely discernible in the distance.
Type
image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;15 x 24 cm. on board 18 x 27 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00081541
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
Long Beach-Views, Panoramic
CARL0000081037
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/112185
Subject
Commercial buildings--California--Long Beach
Apartment houses--California--Long Beach
Parking lots--California--Long Beach
Church buildings--California--Long Beach
Apartment hotels--California--Long Beach
Long Beach Historic Landmarks
Aerial photographs
Long Beach (Calif.)
Long Beach (Calif.)--Aerial views
Time Period
1951-1960

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