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Pacific Beach Through Time - 1979-2018 (Paperback) Loot Price: R440
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Pacific Beach Through Time - 1979-2018 (Paperback): John Fry, Nancy Wingo

Pacific Beach Through Time - 1979-2018 (Paperback)

John Fry, Nancy Wingo

Series: America Through Time

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Founded as a college community in 1887, Pacific Beach was a rural suburb of San Diego during the first part of the twentieth century. WWII brought a five-fold increase in its population and it became a community of family homes. In the latter part of the century those homes were increasingly replaced with apartment buildings, and the population changed to young people looking for "fun in the sun." That trend has only increased in this early part of this century. Old structures disappear on a daily basis, replaced with businesses catering to a younger crowd. Only a few homes survive from the town's earliest years and a handful of business buildings from the 1920s. Unlike the solid brick buildings in the East, structures in Pacific Beach change, and change, and change again. Color photos of "the old Pacific Beach" are a treat to young and old.

General

Imprint: Fonthill Media
Country of origin: United States
Series: America Through Time
Release date: October 2018
First published: 2018
Authors: John Fry • Nancy Wingo
Dimensions: 235 x 160 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 96
ISBN-13: 978-1-63500-070-2
Categories: Books > Sport & Leisure > Travel & holiday > Places & peoples: general interest
Books > Arts & Architecture > Photography & photographs > Photographic collections > General
Books > Humanities > History > American history > General
Books > Sport & Leisure > Sports & outdoor recreation > Water sports & recreations > General
Books > History > American history > General
Books > Travel > Places & peoples: general interest
LSN: 1-63500-070-X
Barcode: 9781635000702

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