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Aerial view of Marymount College, Rancho Palos Verdes, California
Aerial view of Marymount College, Rancho Palos Verdes, California
Image shows aerial view of the campus of the Religious of the Sacred Heart, Marymount College, Palos Verdes campus located in the City of Rancho Palos Verdes at 30840 Hawthorne Blvd. Visible surrounding the campus is Hawthorne Boulevard, scattered houses along the tops of hills and open space. Classes on the 45-acre Marymount College, Palos Verdes campus started in September 1960. The college was previously located with Marymount High School in Westwood and was directed by Reverend Mother Gertrude. It relocated to the Palos Verdes site to accommodate increased enrollment. A presentation ceremony featuring the flagpole, said to have been one used in the victory ceremonies at the 8th Winter Olympic Games held in Squaw Valley, was announced in the May 19, 1960 Palos Verdes News. In 1976, the Marymount College, Palos Verdes campus was sold to the Salvation Army for an officer training facility., Date Built: 1963
Aerial view of South Torrance and portion of Palos Verdes Peninsula
Aerial view of South Torrance and portion of Palos Verdes Peninsula
Image shows aerial view looking west with Torrance airport at right, the Pacific Coast Highway at center and a portion of Palos Verdes at left. Redondo Beach and the coast are visible in the background.
Building demolition, Rolling Hills Estates, California
Building demolition, Rolling Hills Estates, California
Image shows view of a building located at 27300 Hawthorne Boulevard, Rolling Hills Estates, being demolished. The building was the site of a number of restaurants over the years including Mona Lisa (ca 1993-1995), Rueben's (ca 1993-1883), the Hungry Tiger (ca 1967-1983) and the Hunting Horn (ca 1962-1967)., Photo Source: Palos Verdes Peninsula News.
Butler Hall auditorium building, Marymount College, Rancho Palos Verdes, California...
Butler Hall auditorium building, Marymount College, Rancho Palos Verdes, California...
Image shows view of Butler Hall auditorium on the campus of the Religious of the Sacred Heart, Marymount College, Palos Verdes location in the City of Rancho Palos Verdes at 30840 Hawthorne Blvd. Classes on the 45-acre Marymount College, Palos Verdes campus started in September 1960. The college was previously located with Marymount High School in Westwood and was directed by Reverend Mother Gertrude. It relocated to the Palos Verdes site to accommodate increased enrollment. A presentation ceremony featuring the flagpole, said to have been one used in the victory ceremonies at the 8th Winter Olympic Games held in Squaw Valley, was announced in the May 19, 1960 Palos Verdes News. In 1976, the Marymount College, Palos Verdes campus was sold to the Salvation Army for an officer training facility.
Coastline, San Pedro, California
Coastline, San Pedro, California
Image shows view looking north from Point Fermin towards Wilder's Addition and White's Point. Mature trees and scattered residences are visible along the top of the bluffs and hills.
Farnham Martin’s Park, Palos Verdes Estates, California
Farnham Martin’s Park, Palos Verdes Estates, California
Image shows view looking south at Farnham Martin’s Park located on the intersection of Via Campesina and Via Corta in Malaga Cove with a portion of the street visible in the foreground. Image shows view of terraced fountain and stonework walls, paths and stairs, and roped off construction at the sidewalk in front of the park. Mature landscaping is visible on either sides and behind the fountain. Designed and built by the Olmsted Brothers, Farnham Martin's Park was dedicated in 1929 in memory of Farnham Battles Martin, landscape architect with the Palos Verdes Project., PVH building permits, #126 and #166., Includes duplicate 7 x 5 in b/w print.
Farnham Martin’s Park, Palos Verdes Estates, California
Farnham Martin’s Park, Palos Verdes Estates, California
Image shows view looking southeast at Farnham Martin’s Park located on the intersection of Via Campesina and Via Corta in Malaga Cove. Image shows detail view of terraced fountain and stonework walls, paths and stairs. Mature landscaping and a portion of the Malaga Cove Library are visible in the background. Designed and built by the Olmsted Brothers, Farnham Martin's Park was dedicated in 1929 in memory of Farnham Battles Martin, landscape architect with the Palos Verdes Project., PVH building permits, #126 and #166., Includes duplicate 7 x 5 in b/w print.
Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 106 construction site, Rolling Hills...
Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 106 construction site, Rolling Hills...
Image shows view of the construction site and trailer for Los Angeles County Fire Department, Station 106 building located at 27913 Indian Peak Road in Rolling Hill Estates. A sign next to the trailer includes the station number, 'Board of Supervisors - County of Los Angeles,' names of the Rolling Hills Estates City Council, fire chief (Richard H. Houts), and the architectural firm and construction company. A man on a tractor is visible in the distance. The 6,000 square-foot single-story brick facility was designed by architects Black, Pagliuso, Kikuchi and O'Dowd and featured four units of firefighting vehicles, sleeping quarters for 16 firefighters, and a combination kitchen-recreation area. Station 106 was the first fire station in the City of Rolling Hills Estates and the fourth on the Peninsula. The building was dedicated October 22, 1970., Image faded and discolored.
Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 106 construction site, Rolling Hills...
Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 106 construction site, Rolling Hills...
Image shows view of the construction site for Los Angeles County Fire Department, Station 106 building located at 27913 Indian Peak Road in Rolling Hill Estates. A construction trailer is visible at right with the station number, 'Board of Supervisors - County of Los Angeles,' names of the Rolling Hills Estates City Council, fire chief (Richard H. Houts), and the architectural firm and construction company. Pallets of bricks are visible in the foreground with two construction workers visible in the distance. The 6,000 square-foot single-story brick facility was designed by architects Black, Pagliuso, Kikuchi and O'Dowd and featured four units of firefighting vehicles, sleeping quarters for 16 firefighters, and a combination kitchen-recreation area. Station 106 was the first fire station in the City of Rolling Hills Estates and the fourth on the Peninsula. The building was dedicated October 22, 1970., Image faded and discolored.
Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 106, Rolling Hills Estates, California...
Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 106, Rolling Hills Estates, California...
Image shows views of the recently completed Los Angeles County Fire Department, Station 106 building located at 27913 Indian Peak Road in Rolling Hill Estates. A firetruck is visible inside the structure. The 6,000 square-foot single-story brick facility was designed by architects Black, Pagliuso, Kikuchi and O'Dowd and featured four units of firefighting vehicles, sleeping quarters for 16 firefighters, and a combination kitchen-recreation area. Station 106 was the first fire station in the City of Rolling Hills Estates and the fourth on the Peninsula. The building was dedicated October 22, 1970., Two images form partial photographic contact sheet.
Los Angeles County Fire Department fire engines
Los Angeles County Fire Department fire engines
Image shows group of five fire engines flanked on either side by police vehicles parked in the Peninsula Shopping Center parking lot located at Hawthorne Boulevard and Indian Peak Road, with 14 uniformed officers standing in front of the group of vehicles. Water hoses and ladders are visible on the fire engines. Visible in the background is a Safeway grocery store building, Chevron Standard gas station and signs for Security First National Bank of Los Angeles, Palos Verdes Cleaners, Randall's Coiffures Pastel Hair Coloring, and a poster reading in part, "Everything for BACK TO SCHOOL.", Library digital image 000040451, courtesy of the City of Rolling Hills Estates. Original image in Rolling Hills Estates Photo Collection, Box 2, Folder: Fire Dept., Library duplicate image 000035253 includes stamp on back of image reading 'OFFICIAL PHOTO / LOS ANGELES COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT / 16-40-10.' (Image capture date, 2006-06-08.)
Lunada Bay Investment Building, Lunada Bay, Palos Verdes Estates, California,...
Lunada Bay Investment Building, Lunada Bay, Palos Verdes Estates, California,...
Image shows view looking southwest towards the Lunada Bay Investment Building (or Lunada Bay Patio Building) with automobiles parked in front. Located at 2325 Palos Verdes Drive West, construction on the nearly 30,000 square foot, two-story structure started in 1966 and was completed in 1967. The building featured retail and office spaces built around a central courtyard with fountain with parking in front and below the building., Photo Source: Palos Verdes Peninsula News, Date Built: 1967

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