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Tiki Architecture: California (page 3)

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Islander Apartments
Gardena, CA

The Islander Apartments was built in 1962. The complex features lots of bamboo, lava rock, tikis and more. For more, see this website. [map]

Kona Gardens Apartments
Garden Grove, CA

The Kona Gardens Apartments was built in the early 1960s. For more, see this website. [map]

Chef's Hat
South El Monte, CA
Aloha Arms Apartments
Pico Rivera, CA

The Chef's Hat restaurant was probably built in the 1960s. For more, see this website. [map]

The Aloha Arms Apartments is part of a group of three tiki style apartment buildings which includes the Kapu Tiki Apartments and the former Samoa Apartments. They are all probably from the early 1960s. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Harbor Hut
Morro Bay, CA

The Harbor Hut restaurant opened in 1951. It was rebuilt in the late 1960s after a fire. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Akua Motor Inn
Morro Bay, CA

The Akua Motor Inn was built in 1961 as the Akua Motor Hotel. The dramatic sign and many features are gone now. For more, see this website. [map]

Oceanic Arts
Whittier, CA
Tahitian Village Apartments
Reseda, CA
Tiki Apartments
Upland, CA

This Moai sculpture is installed in front of the Oceanic Arts store. For more, see this website. [map]

The Tahitian Village Apartments were built in 1964. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

The Tiki Apartments are probably from the early 1960s. For more, see this website. [map]

Tiki Apartments
Redondo Beach, CA

The Tiki Apartments were built in 1959. For more, see this website. [map]

Reef Apartments
Fresno, CA
The Reef Apartments were built in 1965. [map]

Kona Pali Apartments
Granada Hills, CA

The Kona Pali Apartments, built in 1962, is the sister complex to the Kona Kai Apartments in San Gabriel described below. There are lots of tikis, a mosaic map of Hawaii, and lots of other details. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Kona Kai Apartments
San Gabriel, CA

The Kona Kai Apartments were built in 1962. The complex features lots of original tiki details. For more, see this website. [map]

Kahlua Apartments
San Gabriel, CA

The Kahlua Apartments were built in 1965. For more, see this website. [map]

7000 S. La Cienega Blvd.
Inglewood, CA
604 Evergreen St.
Inglewood, CA

This apartment building at 7000 S. La Cienega Blvd. was built in 1963. [map]

This house at 604 Evergreen St. is just around the corner from the apartment complex. It was also built in 1963. [map]

Tonga Apartments
Ventura, CA

The Tonga Apartments were built in the 1960s. For more, see this website. [map]

More California Tiki Buildings:
Disneyland's Tiki Room: 1, 2 (Anaheim)
Trader Vic's (Beverly Hills) [gone]
Los Angeles: 1, 2
Trade Winds Restaurant (Oxnard) [gone]
Tonga Room: 1, 2 (San Francisco)
various cities (Southern California)

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