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Newport Beach in Orange County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Rendezvous Ballroom

 
 
Rendezvous Ballroom Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, June 28, 2008
1. Rendezvous Ballroom Marker
Inscription. Built near this site in 1928, the Rendezvous became a showcase for Big Bands, especially during "Bal Week." For 38 years, the sounds of dance music echoed from this block-long ballroom, which was destroyed by fire in 1966. The music and dancing have ended, but the memories linger on.
 
Erected 1986 by Orange County Board of Supervisors, Orange County Historical Commission, and City of Newport Beach. (Marker Number 35.)
 
Location. 33° 36.105′ N, 117° 54.047′ W. Marker is in Newport Beach, California, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street and Palm Street on Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newport Beach CA 92661, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Water-to-Water Flight (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Balboa Pavilion (about 600 feet away); Old Landing (approx. 1.2 miles away); McFadden (Newport) Wharf (approx. 1.6 miles away); Mariner's Mile (approx. 1.8 miles away); Ozment General Store & Post Office 1908(c)
Rendezvous Ballroom Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, June 28, 2008
2. Rendezvous Ballroom Marker
(approx. 2.9 miles away); F.M. Bloom Shoe Repairs 1923(c) (approx. 2.9 miles away); Davis Barbershop & Soda Fountain 1921(c) (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport Beach.
 
Also see . . .  Bal Week - Newport Beach Historical Society. (Submitted on December 2, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Entertainment
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 29, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 549 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 29, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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