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Santa Monica Pier – Foot of Colorado Avenue – Built 1909, designated 1976

The Santa Monica Pier is California’s oldest pleasure pier, built in 1909 by Charles Looff. Looff, the amusement entrepreneur who built Coney Island’s first carousel in Brooklyn, New York, constructed amusement and food establishments along the pier, including the exotic Hippodrome building to house the Pier’s carousel. By 1953, the City took over the Pier […]

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