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Long Beach in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

The Blackstone

1928

 

—Architect: Edward L. Mayberry —

 
The Blackstone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, March 31, 2014
1. The Blackstone Marker
Inscription. The Blackstone was designed as an apartment hotel building in Renaissance Revival style. It was a prominent feature of Long Beach's fledgling skyline, belonging to a group of downtown "high-rise" residential structures built in the early 1920's that accessed the popular beach and amusement features.
 
Erected 1989 by City of Long Beach Cultural Heritage Commission.
 
Location. 33° 46.018′ N, 118° 11.755′ W. Marker is in Long Beach, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on West Ocean Boulevard, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 330 West Ocean Boulevard, Long Beach CA 90802, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Sovereign (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Congregational Church of Long Beach (approx. 0.2 miles away); Security Pacific National Bank (approx. ¼ mile away); The Californian (approx. ¼ mile away); The Willmore (approx. ¼ mile away); The Breakers (approx. 0.3 miles away); 10th Anniversary (approx. 0.3 miles away); Farmers & Merchants Bank Tower (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Long Beach.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
The Blackstone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, March 31, 2014
2. The Blackstone Marker
The Blackstone image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, March 31, 2014
3. The Blackstone
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 257 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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