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Old Pico house to be razed
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Brich, George
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated November 28, 1963 reads, "William B. Vokes, owner of Vokes Motors in San Fernando, said that the old Pico house at 451 Mission Blvd., San Fernando, will be razed next month to make way for a proposed $80,000 expansion of his auto facilities. The home belonged to the late Katherine Pico Praster, a first cousin to the famed Gen. Pio Pico. Vokes said that he purchased the old residence from Mrs. Praster's daughter, Mrs. Bertha Emery, 1124 Phillip St., San Fernando, last month."
1 photographic print:b&w; 26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Pico, Pi´o,--1801-1894--Family--Homes and haunts
Dwellings--California--San Fernando
Lost architecture--California--San Fernando
San Fernando (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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