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Casa Aitken

1932

 

—Builder: Hart Construction Company —

 
Casa Aitken Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, March 25, 2014
1. Casa Aitken Marker
Inscription. A fine example of a Spanish Colonial Revival courtyard apartment with all the charm and decorative enhancements of this Romantic style. The tiled fountain harks back to southern Spain. The first owner, H.J. Hamer, produced a high-quality residence during the Depression years.
 
Erected 1996 by City of Long Beach Cultural Heritage Commission.
 
Location. 33° 46.607′ N, 118° 10.975′ W. Marker is in Long Beach, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on East 8th Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 725 East 8th Street, Long Beach CA 90813, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Luke's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); First United Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); The First High School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Long Beach Skating Rink (approx. half a mile away); Long Beach Unity Society of Practical Christianity Church (approx. half a mile away); US Post Office-Long Beach Main (approx. half a mile away); The Lafayette Complex (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Campbell Mural (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Long Beach.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Casa Aitken Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, March 25, 2014
2. Casa Aitken Marker
Casa Aitken image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, March 25, 2014
3. Casa Aitken
Casa Aitken image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, March 25, 2014
4. Casa Aitken
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 413 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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