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REAL ESTATE February Catalina Time Capsule 0091.2oo4 Researched by Chuck Liddell, Compiled by Catalina Islander staff The following information was culled from Catalina Islander archives in the Catalina Island Museum: 10 Years Ago Linda Martinez, 50 Playa Azul. Denise Severson, 31 Camino De Flares. Gene Leroy Smith, Two Harbors. Stark Trust, 360 Clemente, B-44. Leslie Baer, new, Chief Commu- nications Officer, "Conser- vancy." Linda Cook, Director, "Library." Dr. Jeannette B. Currie, new doc- tor. Mel Dinkle, new, Chief Financial Officer, "Conservancy." Jeanette Elizabeth (Farquar) Win- dle (October 31, 1913-Febru- ary 5, 2004). Helen Gally died January 12, 2004. Fred Taylor Clarke (March 17, 1912-December 14, 2003). "Avalon Golf Cart Repair," 30 Falls Canyon. "Catalina Cabinetry" Noel E. Stall. "Catalina Fact Or Fantasy" weekly "Islander" column, sponsored by the "Avalon Theatre". "Museum's" 3rd annual "Tele- thon?' "Person Of The Year," "Catalina Islander." "Runway Caf6, Airport-In-The- Sky. Mary Clancy, 240 Descanso. Sidney and Helen Gally, 229 Sum- ner. Hugh Hanson, 85 Gaviota. Lawrence Harris, Jr., 32 Sol Vista. Jim Lyons, 49 Camino De Flares. 25 Years Ago "Las Casitas Hotel," 410 Avalon Canyon. "Melody's Children's Shop," 106 Sumner. "Monique's Intimate Apparel," Metropole Market Place. "Overeaters Anonymous." "Pancake Cottage," 118-20 Cata- lina. "Patricia's," Solomon's Landing, 110 Marilla, inside entrance arch. "Santa Catalina Island, Co, Infor- mation Center," 423 Catalina. "Security Pacific Bank," 523 Cres- cent. "Simone's Of Catalina," women's clothing, 115 Sumner. Staff, Dr. Robert. Richard T., Donna J., Rock W. Gosselin, 360 Clemente. Constance Grime, 360 1/2 Los La- mas. Cyril and Jean Hall, 334 Clarissa. George Heinrich, #2 Upper Ter- race, has 2 condos for sale, built in 1977, $795,000/each. Victor A. and Victoria A. Murillo, 400 Camino de Monte. Scott and Kelly Nelson, 155 Maril- la. Herbert Wegmann, 368 Whittley. Shirley Davy, City Clerk. David Gardner, Avalon Sheriff Deputy. Erika Kingett, President, "Meals On Wheels." Father Patrick A. Luck retired, 1987-89. President. Deputy Joe Stover, replaced Ser- geant Rick Blevins, who left for Los Angeles, after being in "Two Harbors" since 1983. He left his German Shepherd, "Tuk." Leo Zager, Chairman, "Avalon Cemetery Committee." Visitor Count: January, 1989, 22,200; January, 1988, 22,683. Barbara Reynolds (December 25, 1919-January 28, 1989). Tommy and Sally Clements cel- ebrated their 62 Wedding An- niversary. Mel and Dottle Swingrover cel- ebrated their 25th Wedding Anniversary. Because of asbestos found in the school gym, all of the home basketball games were played in the "Casino Ballroom." In order to make a movie in Ava- lon, a $93.95 business license and $100 location fee were charged. Gertrude Mary Ann (Morrin) Bombard (June 27, 1898-Feb- ruary 5, 1989). Average Temperature: High, 57 degrees; Low, 45 degrees; Water, 52 degrees. When the temperature goes below 50 degrees, a $25 voucher for "Ida Garden Hotel," plus $25 voucher for "Vans," and $4 meal tickets. Rain is 9.12 inches this season; 1988, 11.48 inches for season; 1987, 6.78 inches for season. Normal is 15 inches for the season. "Thompson Reser- voir" is at 760 acre feet; ca- pacity is 1149 acre feet As of February 1, the "National Weather Service" no longer supplies storm flags nor tells Avalon when to raise them 50 Years Ago Mrs. Bruce Woods, 603 Beacon. Miss Grace Egner, Librarian. Sally Hale, Worthy Matron, "East- ern Star." Dr. Robert E. Staff. Father John Wehmhoefer. Herbert A. Wegmann, Postmaster. Fern Whelan, City Clerk. Phyllis Wyvell, Notary Public. "Catalina Construction Co.," 333 Los Lomas. "Catalina Taxi Service," 302 Cres- cent. "El Rancho Escondido" has a new "Tack Room." "Library" celebrated its 50th An- niversary. The original loca- tion was part of the "Metro- pole Hotel" and the librarian was Mrs. C. E. Greeley and Mrs. Marguerite Fisher. The top circulation period was July 1, 1939-June 30, 1940. 75 Years Ago "Avalon Inn," 308 Beacon, 34 rooms, H. S. Allen, $15,000. "Avalon Players," "El Encanto." Art Braslow,, upholstering, 346 Sumner. "Canyon Theatre," school. "Catalina Beverage," 111 Cata- lina. "Catalina Coral Club." lips, weekly "Islander col- umn. "Club Catalina," 415-17 Crescent, "Happy" Hacker. "Dishing The Dirt," weekly school column. "Eccleston Town Shop," 407 Cres- cent. "El Quartel Hotel," Isthmus. "Fresco's Curio Shop," 421 Cres- cent. "Glidden Bungalows," 117-9 Maid- en Lane. "Riviera Theatre," 601 Crescent. "Small Shop," 302 Sumner, Mrs. Mary H. Leary. "St. Catherine Hotel," round trip transportation from Wilming- ton, room and bath, one night, 4 meals, $11.25; room and bath for 2 nights and 7 meals, $17.75. "Stables," Avalon Canyon; month- ly horse shoes. "25 Year Club." "White Elephant Cafe/Cocktail Lounge," 401 Crescent, Mike Cameron. 100 Years Ago "Sugar Loaf Bar & Saloon," was being planned for 505 Cres- cent. "Steamer Pier," location of the present "Bluewater Avalon." "White City" 223 Metropole (be- came "Ida Courts" location of the new Museum), Ben Rosin, S. M. Schultz received the plumbing contract. Capt. L. Casey, Whittley. George A. Greeley, Whittley. Thompson, new, Whittley. Mrs. Walley, Whittley. A. A. Carraher, City Recorder. Capt. Casey, new, Harbor Master, received $75/month. F. W. Elder, new, Deputy Asses- sor. Hopkins, Assessor. Pete Lubetich, Manager, "Catalina Golf Links." John Porter, City Manager. George Potter, City Marshall. T. R. Whittley, Fire Marshall. Mr. E. J. Whitney, Manager, "Glen- more Hotel," 120 Sumner. "City Hall," 125 Metropole, "Stan- ford Hotel," 3rd story, "Eagle Hall," now location of "Cata- lina Island Inn." "Eagle Hall," 125 Metropole, was a social club that had card playing and dancing. "Grand View Hotel" 101 Marilla, present location of the "El En- canto." "H. D. MacRae & Co.," curio store, 110 Sumner, branch business, Crescent. "Nellie," fishing launch. "Pavilion, The," dance facility, 513 Crescent, location of the present "Pavilion." "Pavilion Cafe," Crescent and Catalina, S. L. Dobson. Dr. J. J. Peckham. "Pilgrim Club," private gambling facility for gentlemen, 124 Whittley, location of the pres- ent "Avalon Hotel." "Jim B.," fishing launch, George Gibson. To contact Chuck Liddell, e- mail him at chuckliddeU.cata-    !:" ' * *"   Catalina Island Real Estate DRE tkense # 01394874 '__ February 28, 2014 345 CataliH Ave- Duplex on "lho rials', 1,041 SF +/-, IBD, 16A unil w/upper level 1BD,18A Apt and balcony. 2 blocks to beach $349,000 339 IAelrqmh Ave Ocean & hillside view Avalon home. 2BD, 1 BA, 892 SF +/- New listing offered at $499,000 338  Ave- Up0redd/Imodeled 380, 2.5 BA, 1204 SF+/- home. T balcony, malion ml mll, long  Ia0. Ie redacedl $659,000 337 5tuner Ave.- Triplex on a Iorge lot (2600SQff +/-l, Vaca rental permit in hind wi repe gue,   o le'o y .m.-rotnl remls in lk + yerd. ld'. Iltialfer future d.dotm. 175,000 11  Avenue- Seaside ncltmff w/5pet'laallar ocean views! 4 SR, 4 8X tolon'ml qlo home, seporm guest qeam, io,  deck, !,850  +,/- Offered at S2,895,000 119 grove SWeet- IrmdSh views Home 'h in 1921. Lot size 2,250 SF /-, hi 4S'xSO'. $95O, OOO 218 Cbd,a Ave- 2 8R, 1 Kda Cain, toe vh vacuf mdat . SS49,ooo 351 SmHr Ave- Spacious duplex, large lot 3,233SF +/-, unil 1-380, 2BA and unit 2-28D,18k $775,000 32 Fairview Terrace 3 80, 3 eA, 1,839 SF +/- Complalely romedded, fireplace, custom dalails lhroughoul. Speaacuim view patio. 5699,000 Dolda Vim A-I 2 8o, .5 ax, 1,230 SF +/'- Comer unit. Yacaliea Rental. $425,000 Vista B-34 Cleon, beautifully rmedded 1 BD, 1 BA, Currently a Vacation Rental. Comes fully furnished. $285,000 Bahia Vista C-60 Fractional ownership 2 BD, 2 BA, 749 SF +/- Ocean view, golf cart. $49,000 229 Beocue A - $799,000 VIgo 247 ~ I BD, 1 SA, 840 SF+/- Tunkey, torn Jl. Slunning urdoaruaed views. Vma rentd m,, indud golf . offmd a $650,000 1345 - 2 80, 2tLA, 1227SF+/- S7ss, eoo vmo 2.39 - i 8D, 18A,7555F+/- Paed .175,00o Vi 5-7 ~ leD, 1 8A, 941 SF+/- hmodeled, OtNn Vien from Eveff Itoom S2S, O00 130 Hill St. 4,SE New Lmao $495,ooo dgby Tena(e Lots. Build your earn 5omeon 1 of 6  evailabh! $950,000 to $1,200,000 2 "READY TO BUILD" View Lots 0m xcava, decompocted, te'ficu 1 seiis engw, util on opeay. no Avlabk Excl. n.u ooauniy. For mine into go to: vnm.o.ikonlofo,e.biuom 145 Olive SI. 3,1855F Hillside lot Halb & Im views S359.00 140 HHi 9. 3,325 SF IfiHside lot & Imrn views S285, 14  !-67- 99,000 kido  A-26 - $29,000 371 WI - S999,000 HC Vma 3-22- $899,000 322 L WSittley - $1,395,000 151 give St. L- $419,000 155 Olive St. Lot - $399,000 344 lmtsa - $599, 329 tas Lmn Dr.- 51,100, 69 hi Vista - $429,000 Bk Vista B-44 - $399,000 IK VI 4-13 - $489,000 HC V'dla 17-80- 5749,000 H(VI 1-57 - $399,000 HC V'dk 2-40 - 5399,000 Vista C-54 - $4000,000 Bahia Vista All - $289,000 HC VBJo 18-72 - $1,249,000 55 5ol Vista - $489,000 Sergio Padilla, new, Student Body "Catalina Golf Bawls," Roy Phil- lina@gmail.eom. THE CATALINA ISLANDER