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The Casino at night...


The Casino at night...
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Copyright: Ashish Gandre (GoogolGuy) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 143 W: 130 N: 99] (787)
Genre: Places
Medium: Black & White
Date Taken: 2007-12-23
Categories: Architecture, Nocturnal
Camera: Canon Rebel XTi 400D, Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6
Exposure: f/6.3, 30 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-01-14 0:40
Viewed: 1689
Points: 0
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The Casino building, Santa Catalina Island at night..

According to Wikipedia...:
"... The Casino's name derives from a more traditional Italian definition of casino, meaning social gathering place; the building has never served as a gambling establishment and for many years did not even serve alcoholic beverages."

"...The tourism industry was encouraged by the construction of a beautiful Art Deco dance hall, called the Casino, in 1929. The Casino was 140 feet (43 m) high when it was built and was the tallest building in Los Angeles County at the time. Surrounded by sea on three sides, the circular Art Deco structure stands the equivalent of 12 stories tall..."

Santa Catalina Island


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