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

Long Beach Skating Rink

1929

 
 
Long Beach Skating Rink Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, March 31, 2014
1. Long Beach Skating Rink Marker
Inscription. This venue was built in 1929 as a multi purpose auditorium. In 1935 it opened as the Dunbar Skating Rink and served this function for many years. In 2001, after a period of vacancy, the Robert Gumbiner Foundation, through an adaptive reuse program, renovated this site as an artists' live work complex. The lamella ceiling is still visible inside and the Art Deco exterior has been extensively restored.
 
Erected 1991 by City of Long Beach Cultural Heritage Commission.
 
Location. 33° 46.222′ N, 118° 10.894′ W. Marker is in Long Beach, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on Alamitos Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 278 Alamitos Avenue, Long Beach CA 90802, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Long Beach Unity Society of Practical Christianity Church (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Esser House (approx. 0.2 miles away); First United Presbyterian Church (approx. mile away); The Lafayette Complex (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Campbell Mural (approx. 0.3 miles
Long Beach Skating Rink Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, March 31, 2014
2. Long Beach Skating Rink Marker
Marker is located on the right-hand side of the entrance.
away); The Broadlind Hotel (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ranchos (approx. 0.3 miles away); Villa Riviera (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Long Beach.
 
Also see . . .
1. Robert Gumbiner (1923 - 2009). Robert Gumbiner, MD was a physician in Southern California who had three careers: the first as a practicing physician, the second as the founder and manager of a large HMO (FHP,1961-1996) and the third as a philanthropist, collector and patron of the arts. (Submitted on April 2, 2014, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.) 

2. Find a Grave Memorial. (Submitted on April 2, 2014, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 269 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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