Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
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. The exterior of the Palomar as seen from across the street. Hedge level lettering gives the name 'CHARLIE BARNET' as entertainment for those who come for dining and dancing.
1 photographic print :b&w Photographic prints
00008806 Security Pacific National Bank Collection Hollywood-Restaurants-Palomar.; A-008-039 4x5 CARL0000010248 http://126.96.36.199/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/87528
Palomar (Restaurant : Los Angeles, Calif.) Restaurants--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles) Music-halls (Variety-theaters, cabarets, etc.)--California--Los Angeles Ballrooms--California--Los Angeles Architecture--California--Los Angeles--Spanish influences Streets--California--Los Angeles Lost architecture--California--Los Angeles Bird, Samuel B Vermont Avenue (Los Angeles, Calif.)