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by Synthetrix
Mon Feb 17, 2003 6:45 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Offbeat play equipment?
Replies: 23
Views: 3300

Metal Playground equipment

It's another vanishing site in California. They started yanking out all the old metal rockets etc. in the late 80s and replaced them with that plastic generic junk. There was a great park on Western in Palos Verdes that had a lighthouse/rocket and a sailing ship. I took photos of these in November a...
by Synthetrix
Fri Dec 27, 2002 4:47 am
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: Amusement parks of yesteryear
Replies: 31
Views: 3711

Before it was Enchanted Village it was Japanese Village & Deer Park. The deer got tuberculosis and had to be put down. They closed the park and then it reopened as Enchanted Village, but it was not long before it was closed too. It is true that the insustrial park is called The Village. :D
by Synthetrix
Thu Dec 26, 2002 2:19 pm
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: Amusement parks of yesteryear
Replies: 31
Views: 3711

POTF

Check out the Photos of the Forgotten section of my site at http://63.249.135.19/synthetrix/potf.html for some cool pics of the Pike in Long Beach taken right after they closed down for good. As for Marineland, there is very little to see there as they have begun a new development project on that pr...
by Synthetrix
Fri Dec 13, 2002 4:06 pm
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: Greetings and a question
Replies: 1
Views: 616

Greetings and a question

:)
I heard that a motel in Anaheim was designed by Armèt & Davis. Does anyone know which one?
I grew up there and miss the old look.
Check out my website for photos of cool coffee shops, motels and other ephemera of the past.

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