Electronically digitized by the Palos Verdes Library District from the Palos Verdes Library Local History Room Photo Collection. Copyright status must be investigated before publishing or commercial use. To obtain permission and images for publication purposes please contact the Palos Verdes Library District.
Image shows view looking north at Malaga Cove School, located at 385 Via Almar in Malaga Cove. Fives automobiles are visible south of the school along Via Almar, with lush landscaping visible. Visible at left in the background are the tennis and basketball courts. In the background at far right is the Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. residence, located on Rosita Place, which was demolished in 1971 due to bluff erosion. The coastline and cities of Torrance and Redondo Beach are visible in distance. The grammar school, built for a cost of $85,000, opened on April 5, 1926 and received an Honor Award from the American Institute of Architects for the most notable school architecture in Southern California for the years 1925-26. Back of image includes 'Donated by the Palos Verdes Peninsula News' stamp. Date Built: 1925 Photo Source: Palos Verdes Homes Association PVH building permit #49.