Pacifica, California (Then & Now Series)

Pacifica, California (Then & Now Series)

by Kathleen Manning, Jerry Crow
     
 

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Pacifica and its coast, once envisioned as a string of resorts, casinos, and vacation cottages in place of artichoke fields, was overlooked after the failure of the Ocean Shore Railroad in 1920. Demand for reasonably priced housing revived the boom, and Pacifica was incorporated in 1957.

Overview


Pacifica and its coast, once envisioned as a string of resorts, casinos, and vacation cottages in place of artichoke fields, was overlooked after the failure of the Ocean Shore Railroad in 1920. Demand for reasonably priced housing revived the boom, and Pacifica was incorporated in 1957.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738580425
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
02/24/2010
Series:
Then and Now Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.28(h) x 0.37(d)

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Authors Kathleen Manning and Jerry Crow of the Pacifica Historical Society contrast vintage and modern views of this city to illustrate the progression from farms to cottages to a suburb surrounded by open space and a modern metropolis.

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