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Title
Albert Frey: North Shore Beach and Yacht Club (Salton Sea, Calif.)
Creator
Albert Frey, architect Robson Chambers, architect
Date Created and/or Issued
1959
Publication Information
Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara
Contributing Institution
UC Santa Barbara, Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design and Architecture Museum
Collection
Albert Frey (1903-1998)
Rights Information
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Description
The Salton Sea was a formerly dry lake bed located southeast of Palm Springs. The area was flooded as part of an effort to irrigate the surrounding area in the early 1900s, and is one of the largest lakes in California. It is also one of the saltiest and most polluted, due to agricultural run-off. During the 1950s, the North Shore area was a very popular vacation spot, and the marina was one of the largest in the state. The Club was in operation until 1984, when it closed after being damaged in a flood. In 2010, the county of Riverside operated the Salton Sea Museum and community center from the main building. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2015.
Type
image
Format
image/jpeg
Identifier
adc_134
http://www.adc-exhibits.museum.ucsb.edu/items/show/428
Language
English
Place
Salton Sea, Calif.
Source
Albert Frey papers, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.
Relation
adc_134

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