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Title
Playa del Rey
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
[ca. 1920]
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
A crowd of people stand around a beach front property, bordered by railroad tracks on one side, rows of identical, single story housing on another, and a dirt road on a third. Cars, many with signs pasted on the back, fill a parking area next to the houses. In 1921 the Minneapolis-based firm of Dickinson & Gillespie billed this stretch of coastline as "The Last of the Beaches". Situated between Venice and Hermosa beaches, it is now part of Playa del Rey.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00072032
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 6749.
CARL0000075522
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/27517
Subject
Housing--California--Playa del Rey (Los Angeles)
Beaches--California--Playa del Rey (Los Angeles)
Playa del Rey (Los Angeles, Calif.)--Aerial views
Playa del Rey (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs
Aerial views

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