Long Beach, CA Heritage Architecture Photos

Pine Avenue and other downtown streets north of Ocean Blvd. retain many of Long Beach's heritage buildings, many of them Art Deco. Residential districts east of downtown along the beaches contain a mix of heritage and modern structures.

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Breakers Retirement Apartments. Long Beach, CA.Breakers Retirement Community. Long Beach, CA.Entrance facade of Breakers Retirement Community. Long Beach, CA.Breakers Sky Room observation tower. Long Beach, CA.
Breakers Retirement Apartments (1926) (13 floors) (210 East Ocean Blvd.). Long Beach, CA. Architect: Walker & Eisen Architects.Breakers Retirement Community (originally Breakers Hotel). Long Beach, CA.Entrance facade of Breakers Retirement Community. Long Beach, CA.Breakers Sky Room observation tower. Long Beach, CA.
Villa Riviera. Long Beach, CA.Villa Riviera was for years 2nd tallest building in Southern California. Long Beach, CA.First National Bank Building [aka L'Opera]8. Long Beach, CA.Over door pediment of First National Bank Building [aka L'Opera]. Long Beach, CA.
Villa Riviera (1929) (16 floors) (800 East Ocean Blvd.). Long Beach, CA. Style: Tudor Gothic. Architect: Richard D. King. On National Register.Villa Riviera was for years 2nd tallest building in Southern California. Long Beach, CA.First National Bank Building [aka L'Opera]8 (1900 & 6) (6 floors) (115 Pine Ave.). Long Beach, CA. Style: Beaux Arts. Architect: Train & Williams. On National Register.Over door pediment of First National Bank Building [aka L'Opera]. Long Beach, CA.
Buffum's Autoport. Long Beach, CA.Security Pacific Building. Long Beach, CA.Upper floor decorations of Security Pacific Building. Long Beach, CA.Entrance of Security Pacific Building. Long Beach, CA.
Buffum's Autoport (1941) (1st St. off Pine). Long Beach, CA. Style: Streamline Moderne. Architect: J.H. Davis.Security Pacific Building (1925) (13 floors) (102 Pine Ave.). Long Beach, CA. Style: Beaux Arts. Architect: Curlett & Beelman.Upper floor decorations of Security Pacific Building. Long Beach, CA.Entrance of Security Pacific Building (originally Security Trust & Savings). Long Beach, CA.
Neoclassical elements of Security Pacific Building. Long Beach, CA.Dr. Rowan Building. Long Beach, CA.Art Deco upper story of Rowan Building. Long Beach, CA.Colorful Art Deco terra cotta tiles of Rowan Building. Long Beach, CA.
Neoclassical elements of Security Pacific Building. Long Beach, CA.Dr. Rowan (Bradley) Building (1930) (Pine Ave. at Broadway). Long Beach, CA. Style: Art Deco.Art Deco upper story of Rowan Building. Long Beach, CA.Colorful Art Deco terra cotta tiles of Rowan Building. Long Beach, CA.
Art Deco terra cotta tiles with dolphins of Rowan Building. Long Beach, CA.Art Deco terra cotta tiles with birds & fish of Rowan Building. Long Beach, CA.Former Long Beach Masonic Temple. Long Beach, CA.F&M Bank Building. Long Beach, CA.
Art Deco terra cotta tiles with dolphins of Rowan Building. Long Beach, CA.Art Deco terra cotta tiles with birds & fish of Rowan Building. Long Beach, CA.Former Long Beach Masonic Temple (Pine Ave.). Long Beach, CA.F&M Bank Building (1923) (10 floors) (320 Pine Ave.). Long Beach, CA. Architect: Curlett & Beelman + W. Horace Austin.
Farmers & Merchants Bank Building at sunset. Long Beach, CA.Farmers & Merchants Bank decorative details. Long Beach, CA.Tilework on F&M Bank Building. Long Beach, CA.City Place complex. Long Beach, CA.
Farmers & Merchants Bank Building at sunset. Long Beach, CA.Farmers & Merchants Bank decorative details. Long Beach, CA.Tilework on F&M Bank Building. Long Beach, CA.City Place complex (Pine Ave.). Long Beach, CA.
City Place complex apartments. Long Beach, CA.Mural mosaic of history of Long Beach on former bank building on Pine Ave. Long Beach, CA.Walker Building. Long Beach, CA.Molded decoration of Walker Building. Long Beach, CA.
City Place complex apartments (Pine Ave.). Long Beach, CA.Mural mosaic of history of Long Beach on former bank building on Pine Ave. Long Beach, CA.Walker Building (1929) (4 floors) (101 W 4th St.) (originally Hugh A. Marti Department Store). Long Beach, CA. Architect: Meyer & Holler.Molded decoration of Walker Building. Long Beach, CA.
Former Famous Department Store. Long Beach, CA.Insurance Exchange Lofts. Long Beach, CA.Facade details of Insurance Exchange Lofts. Long Beach, CA.Campbell Apartments. Long Beach, CA.
Former Famous Department Store (601 Pine Ave.). Long Beach, CA. Style: Art Deco. Architect: Morgan Walls & Clements.Insurance Exchange Lofts (1925) (9 floors) (205 East Broadway). Long Beach, CA. Architect: Harvey H. Lochridge. On National Register.Facade details of Insurance Exchange Lofts. Long Beach, CA.Campbell Apartments (1928) (12 floors) (130 Linden Ave.). Long Beach, CA. Architect: Francis H. Gentry + Parker O. Wright.
Long Beach Post Office Building. Long Beach, CA.Entrance of Long Beach Post Office Building. Long Beach, CA.Los Angeles Metro streetcar passes Long Beach Post Office Building. Long Beach, CA.Los Angeles Metro LRT 5th St. stop in Long Beach. Long Beach, CA.
Long Beach Post Office Building (1932) (7 floors) (300 Long Beach Blvd.). Long Beach, CA. Style: Art Deco.Entrance of Long Beach Post Office Building. Long Beach, CA.Los Angeles Metro streetcar passes Long Beach Post Office Building. Long Beach, CA.Los Angeles Metro LRT 5th St. stop in Long Beach. Long Beach, CA.
Los Angeles Metro LRT in Long Beach. Long Beach, CA.Park along beach in eastern residential section of Long Beach. Long Beach, CA.Raymond House. Long Beach, CA.Roofline of Gill's Raymond House. Long Beach, CA.
Los Angeles Metro LRT in Long Beach. Long Beach, CA.Park along beach in eastern residential section of Long Beach. Long Beach, CA.Raymond House (1918) (2527 E. Ocean Blvd.). Long Beach, CA. Architect: Irving J. Gill.Roofline of Gill's Raymond House. Long Beach, CA.
2627 E. Ocean Blvd. with California look. Long Beach, CA.Shingled house in East Long Beach. Long Beach, CA.Homes along inlet at Seal Beach. Long Beach, CA.Seal Beach homes against distant snow-covered mountains. Long Beach, CA.
2627 E. Ocean Blvd. with California look. Long Beach, CA.Shingled house in East Long Beach. Long Beach, CA.Homes along inlet at Seal Beach. Long Beach, CA.Seal Beach homes against distant snow-covered mountains. Long Beach, CA.
Seal Beach home against distant snow-covered mountains. Long Beach, CA.Seal Beach homes against distant snow-covered mountains. Long Beach, CA.Marina in Seal Beach. Long Beach, CA.
Seal Beach home against distant snow-covered mountains. Long Beach, CA.Seal Beach homes against distant snow-covered mountains. Long Beach, CA.Marina in Seal Beach. Long Beach, CA.

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