Long Beach Art Deco & Streamline Moderne Buildings (page 1)

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Soft Water Laundry
Long Beach, CA
apartment building
Long Beach, CA
Tichenor Orthopedic
Clinic for Children
Long Beach, CA
The Soft Water Laundry was built in the early 1920. The building has housed the Long Beach Rescue Mission since 2012. [map]

This apartment building was built in 1924 and remodeled in 1938. [map]

The Tichenor Orthopedic Clinic for Children building is from 1938. It was designed by W. Horace Austin. [map]

Rowan Building
Long Beach, CA
1862 Atlantic Ave.
Long Beach, CA
The Rowan Building was built in 1930 for the Bank of Italy. It features terra cotta details. [map]

This building at 1862 Atlantic Ave. was built in 1930. [map]

Merrill Building
Long Beach, CA


The Merrill Building was built around 1921. This Art Deco facade was added after the 1933 earthquake. The building was repainted around 2017. [map]

Lafayette Hotel
Long Beach, CA
The Lafayette Hotel was designed by Arthur & Schilling and built in 1929. The rooms are now condominiums. [map]

Long Beach Skating Palace
Long Beach, CA
The Long Beach Skating Palace was built in 1929 as an auditorium. It became a roller-skating rink in 1935. The building now houses the Palace Lofts. [map]

former Acres of Books
Long Beach, CA
2008: 2013: 2023:
The Acres of Books building was built in 1924 as a market. The building was updated in the Streamline Moderne style in 1936 after earthquake damage. At that time, the building was used as a used car showroom. Acres of Books was here from 1959-2008. The building remained vacant after that. In 2020, the building was demolished but the facade was preserved. [map]

retail building
Long Beach, CA
This retail building was built in 1924. [map]