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Title
Exterior of the Palomar
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1939
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
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.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00008806
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
Hollywood-Restaurants-Palomar.; A-008-039 4x5
CARL0000010248
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/87528
Subject
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.)

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