Long Beach

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My grandmother lived there, 1936-1964

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Bert Grimm's World Famous Tattoo, 26 Chestnut Place, Long Beach CA. Now Outer Limits. Still the oldest continuously-operating tattoo parlor in the continental U. Got my tattoo here. Old Tattoos, Great Tattoos, Vintage Tattoos, Tattoo Studio, Traditional Tattoo Old School, Traditional Tattoos, Bert Grimm, Louis Shop, Famous Tattoo Artists

Bert Grimm's World Famous Tattoo, 26 Chestnut Place, Long Beach CA. Now Outer Limits. Still the oldest continuously-operating tattoo parlor in the continental U.S.

A Walk Along Long Beach’s Gaudy, Tawdry, Bawdy Pike Long Beach Pike, Long Beach California, Vintage California, Southern California, California Coast, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Big Eyes Paintings

A Walk Along Long Beach’s Gaudy, Tawdry, Bawdy Pike

The Pike was one of Southern California's largest playgrounds by the sea.

Long Beach, Ca. The PIKE on the beach from 1902 till 1979 photos taken about 1980 after the Pike closed for good and before what was left was hauled away. Long Beach Pike, Long Beach California, Hotel California, California History, Vintage California, Southern California, Norwalk California, San Luis Obispo County, Surf City

Long Beach, Ca.

The PIKE (AKA The NU-PIKE) On the beach from 1902 till 1979. I took these photos about 1980 after the Pike closed for good and before what was left was hauled away. longbeachheritagemuseum.org/nupike.html

Where I got my first tattoo! The artist was Dave Orlowski and a skinhead named Snickers drew the picture. Long Beach Pike, Long Beach California, Southern California, 1 Tattoo, Tattoo Shop, Halo Tattoo, Tattoo Memes, Port City Tattoo, Broadway Tattoos

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Long Beach, California. I got my 13.1 tattoo here. Place has been around forever. It's awesome!

Pontoon Bridge: A dip into the Cerritos Channel of Long Beach Harbor. Remember when this bridge was raced across in "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World", filmed in Long Beach Pike, Long Beach California, California History, Vintage California, Southern California, Wilmington California, Bullhead City, Harbor City, San Luis Obispo County

The Bridges of Terminal Island

Getting to Terminal Island and the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach once has more than a little terror, weirdness, and even tragedy.

1961 - Seaside Avenue, east of Pine Avenue, Long Beach. California History, Hotel California, Long Beach Pike, Usc Library, Christmas Past, Ol Days, Old Buildings, Wonderful Places, Seaside

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Seaside Avenue, east of Pine Avenue, Long Beach, 1961.

Ford Motor Company Long Beach Assembly Plant, Assembly Building, 700 Henry Ford Avenue in Long Beach, Source: Woodhaven Historic Art Long Beach California, California History, Southern California, Bixby Knolls, Star Fort, Signal Hill, San Luis Obispo County, Family Genealogy, Henry Ford

Ford Motor Company Long Beach Assembly Plant, Assembly Building, 700 Henry Ford Avenue in Long Beach, 1937. Source: Woodhaven Historic Art

Window front of Madam Anna’s at The Pike, Long Beach, California, Photo by William Reagh. She told me my fortune in It turned out to be very accurate. Long Beach Pike, Long Beach California, California History, Southern California, Vintage California, Lakewood California, Hotel California, California Coast, Beach Bath

A Walk Along Long Beach’s Gaudy, Tawdry, Bawdy Pike

The Pike was one of Southern California's largest playgrounds by the sea.

The Pike ("Nu-Pike") in Long Beach, California after its closure and dismantlement This was the main street known as "the Walk of a Thousand Lights", looking east. Long Beach Pike, Long Beach California, California History, Hotel California, Southern California, Vintage California, Beach Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos

Long Beach, Ca.

The PIKE (AKA The NU-PIKE) On the beach from 1902 till 1979. I took these photos about 1980 after the Pike closed for good and before what was left was hauled away. This is the main street of the pike and was known as the "Walk of a Thousand Lights". Looking east from about the center. longbeachheritagemuseum.org/nupike.html

"Building a Great City by the Sea." Long beach city boosters ad featuring the still-unfinished Breakers Hotel, Long Beach City, Long Beach California, Southern California, Breakers Hotel, The Breakers, Jazz Colors, City By The Sea, Thats The Way, Historical Photos

The Breakers Hotel, Long Beach

When The Breakers Hotel opened on Long Beach’s Ocean Avenue in 1926, ocean bathers could exit out the back by way of a special elevator and walk right out across the sand. The building still stands…