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Title
Designers, sculptors, and artisans of various trades busy at work during the construction phase of Pacific Ocean Park, Santa Monica, Calif
Date Created and/or Issued
1957
Contributing Institution
Santa Monica Public Library
Collection
Santa Monica Image Archives
Rights Information
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Description
Pacific Ocean Park (POP) amusement pier opened July 28, 1958 and closed October 6, 1967.
The pier was demolished 1974-1975.
The workers likely occupied the dormant Casino Gardens Ballroom on Ocean Park Pier. The site had been converted to an ice skating rink and then closed in 1953. In 1957 it became the office work area for the design team.
Santa Monica Public Library Image Archives
POP19
Digital object 5107 img0019.jpg
Type
image
Format
1 photographic print: b&w
Identifier
http://digital.smpl.org/cdm/ref/collection/smarchive/id/7435
Subject
Amusement parks--California--Santa Monica
Construction--California--Santa Monica
Construction industry--California--Santa Monica
Piers--California--Santa Monica
Pacific Ocean Park (Santa Monica, Calif.)
Provenance
Donated to the Library by the Osterhout Family Collection

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