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 John's Hospital original building, Twenty-Second Street, 1941 People Of Interest, Beach Town, St John's, Back In The Day, Santa Monica, Southern California, Old Photos, Cathedral, Past

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St. John's Hospital original building, Twenty-Second Street, 1941

Criterion Theatre and Apartments (Dr. Donald S. San Fernando Valley, Ocean Park, Beach Town, West Side, Back In The Day, Santa Monica, Southern California, 1940s, Apartments

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Criterion Theatre and Apartments (Dr. Donald S. Gould Optometrist) 1301-1313 Santa Monica Mall, Santa Monica, Calif., built 1923

Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, Fourth and Bay Street, Santa Monica, Calif. Founded by Bishop Chas Henry Phillips, the oldest C.M.E. Church on the Pacific Coast and the oldest African-American Church in Santa Monica, 1910 Pacific Coast, West Coast, African Origins, Black Church, Church History, King James Bible, Episcopal Church, Christian Faith, World History

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Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, Fourth and Bay Street, Santa Monica, Calif. Founded by Bishop Chas Henry Phillips, the oldest C.M.E. Church on the Pacific Coast and the oldest African-American Church in Santa Monica, 1910

 It was originally Bay Department Store, 1925 Santa Monica Blvd, I Love La, Local History, Past, Street View, Department Store, Palaces, Southern California, 1920s

Remember Henshey's?

How many of us recall the amazing pneumatic transit tubes that would shoot money in a cylindrical container overhead somewhere else in ...

Construction of the General Telephone Building at the corner of Ocean Avenue and Wilshire Blvd. I Love La, San Fernando Valley, Vintage Santas, Venice Beach, Santa Monica, City Photo, Past, Ocean, Construction

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Construction of the General Telephone Building at the corner of Ocean Avenue and Wilshire Blvd., 1970

Ceremonies marking the opening of a tunnel beneath Colorado and Ocean Avenues in Santa Monica on February The tunnel (later renamed. Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Pacific Coast Highway, Beach Town, Venice Beach, Santa Monica, Southern California, Colorado, February 1, Cruise

Santa Monica tunnel opening ceremonies, February 1, 1936

Ceremonies marking the opening of a 400-foot tunnel beneath Colorado and Ocean Avenues in Santa Monica on February 1, 1936. The tunnel (later renamed McClure Tunnel) joins the Roosevelt Highway (later, Pacific Coast Highway) to Lincoln Boulevard. The caption reads: "Through tunnel to coast at Santa Monica went a cavalcade of autos when the ribbon was cut February 1st. Flat arch construction and four traffic lanes are features." "Plans for an elaborate dedicatory ceremony which included a…

 Augustine by the Sea, the Protestant Episcopal Church on Fourth Street Between Arizona and Nevada Avenues Library Images, Episcopal Church, Image Archive, Beach Town, West Side, Back In The Day, Santa Monica, Southern California, Nevada

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St. Augustine by the Sea, the Protestant Episcopal Church on Fourth Street Between Arizona and Nevada Avenues

A view of Santa Monica from the Arcadia Hotel observation tower showing two Southern Pacific excursion trains. These trains regularly brought beachgoers to Santa Monica, ca. Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles County, San Luis Obispo, Historical Society, Santa Monica, Southern California, Old Photos, Paris Skyline, Hollywood

Rail Returns to the Westside: The Expo Line's Historical Precursors

The Metro Expo Line traces a historic rail route to Santa Monica. Trains first steamed down its right-of-way in 1875. Red trolley cars followed in 1908.