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Title
Catalina Casino and bay, view 1
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Avalon, or Avalon Bay, the only "official" city on Santa Catalina Island, is a rural waterfront town with the usual tourist-oriented businesses and services lining the coastline. Beside Avalon, the only other center of population is the small, unincorporated town of Two Harbors on the island. The twelve-story Catalina Casino, a focal point of Santa Catalina Island entertainment since it opened in 1929, is surrounded by the sea on three sides. Although The Casino is an icon of Catalina and Avalon, there isn't any actual gambling allowed. The stunning Art Deco building stands at 140 feet tall and contains the world's largest circular ballroom with a 180-foot diameter dance floor as well as a beautiful movie theater. The Casino hosts most of Catalina's major indoor events, including the annual New Year's Eve Celebration, and the Catalina Island Jazz Festival. As of the 2000 census, there were approximately 3,127 people residing in the city.
View 1: View of Avalon Bay and the Catalina Casino, which is located at 1 Casino Way on Santa Catalina Island. The famous twelve-story art deco landmark has been a focal point of Santa Catalina Island entertainment since it opened in 1929.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;11 x 14 cm. on sheet 21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00081755
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
Santa Catalina Island-Avalon-Casino.; N-005-315.1 4x5
CARL0000081282
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/112274
Subject
Catalina Casino
Art deco (Architecture)--California--Santa Catalina Island
Ballrooms--California--Santa Catalina Island
Buildings--California--Santa Catalina Island
Islands--California--Santa Catalina Island
Bays--California--Santa Catalina Island
Santa Catalina Island (Calif.)
Avalon (Calif.)

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