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

Villa Riviera

1929

 

— Architect: Richard D. King —

 
Villa Riviera Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Kindig, March 31, 2014
1. Villa Riviera Marker
Inscription.  
When completed, the Villa was the tallest building on the Southern California Coast and its French Gothic design won an award in Paris. It survived the 1933 earthquake but was seismically strengthened and restored in 1989-90.
 
Erected 1979 by City of Long Beach Cultural Heritage Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1933.
 
Location. 33° 45.938′ N, 118° 10.924′ W. Marker is in Long Beach, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on East Ocean Boulevard, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 800 East Ocean Boulevard, Long Beach CA 90802, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ranchos (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Esser House (about 800 feet away); Long Beach Unity Society of Practical Christianity Church (approx. Ό mile away); Cooper Arms (approx. Ό mile away); The Lafayette Complex (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Campbell Mural (approx.
Villa Riviera Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Kindig, March 31, 2014
2. Villa Riviera Marker
The Villa Riviera
has been placed on the
National Reigster
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Initeior
July 25, 1996
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0.3 miles away); Long Beach Skating Rink (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Broadlind Hotel (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Long Beach.
 
Also see . . .  Villa Riviera. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on July 24, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Villa Riviera Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Kindig,
3. Villa Riviera Marker
Both markers located on the right-hand side of the entrance.
Villa Riviera image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Kindig, March 31, 2014
4. Villa Riviera
Villa Riviera image. Click for more information.
Photographed By Larry Gertner
5. Villa Riviera
NPGallery: Digital Asset Management System website entry
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 31, 2014, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 431 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 31, 2014, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.   5. submitted on July 25, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 25, 2022