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Recreation Park Bandshell

1929

 
 
Recreation Park Bandshell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, April 18, 2014
1. Recreation Park Bandshell Marker
Inscription. Recreation Park was acquired in 1923, and this speaker's stand was dedicated in 1929. The building was used as the location for many important community events such as all-state picnics, drama festivals, band concerts, school graduations, and the temporaty classrooms after the '33 earthquake. Its beautiful Spanish Baroque design contains Malibu tile and rich ornament.
 
Erected 1991 by City of Long Beach Cultural Heritage Commission.
 
Location. 33° 46.594′ N, 118° 8.172′ W. Marker is in Long Beach, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on Federation Drive, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located in Recreation Park. Marker is in this post office area: Long Beach CA 90814, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Long Beach-Yokkaichi Sister City Association (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Long Beach Marine Stadium (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Lone Sailor (approx. 1.6 miles away); Discovery Well - Signal Hill Field (approx. 1.9 miles away); Discovery of Oil on the Hill (approx. 2 miles
Recreation Park Bandshell (rear) image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, April 18, 2014
2. Recreation Park Bandshell (rear)
Marker is visible mounted at the corner of the building.
away); La Ciudad de Valparaiso a La Ciudad de Long Beach (approx. 2 miles away); "Unity Monument" (approx. 2 miles away); Car Climbs on the Hill (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Long Beach.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Recreation Park Bandshell (front) image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, April 18, 2014
3. Recreation Park Bandshell (front)
Recreation Park Bandshell (front) image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, April 18, 2014
4. Recreation Park Bandshell (front)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 20, 2014, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 318 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 20, 2014, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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