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The following information was culled from Catalina Islander archives in the Catalina Island Museum: REAL ESTATE Catalina Time Capsule [ March 1914-2004 Researched by Chuck Liddell, Compiled by Catalina Islander staff 10 Years Ago "California Heritage Museum," Santa Monica, had a tribute display of Catalina: "In All The World, No Trip Like This." Huell Howser's "California Gold" episode on the "Chi- cago Cubs," taped November, 2003, was aired on PBS sta- tion KCET. "Art, Caps 'N Designs," 205 Crescent, Metropole Market Place. "Avalon Fire Department" re- ceived a piece of the "World Trade Center. "Catalina Island Resort Services" re-elected Paxson H. Offield as Chairman of Board, and CEO. 25 Years Ago "Bay Watch Avalon Report," weekly column in "Islander." "Buoy 205," 205 Crescent (up- stairs) introduced the new piano lounge with Bob Salis- bury playing. "Buoys And Gulls," 407 Crescent, closing, new, 417 Crescent. "Catalina Cable T. V.," 222 Metro- pole. "Catalina Cleaners," 210 Metro- pole, closed. They opened in 1965. "Catalina Flyer," Newport-Avalon, $28/round trip. "Catalina Honey" cultivated by Frank Job and Marshall Brown. "Catalina Islander," Publisher, Donald Haney, received a res- olution from the City Council regarding the 75th Anniver- sary of the newspaper. "Catalina Marineros," boating group that supported the "Conservancy." "Coastal Cruise To Seal Rocks," "S. C. I., Co.." "Couture By M," 205 Crescent. "Crescent Ave?' had odd-shaped interlocking bricks placed. "CRS"/"Beach Realty," 307 Sum- ner. "Cub Scouts" reactivated Troop #400. "Doug's Harbor Reef Restaurant," Two Harbors. "'El Encanto," Crescent/Marilla. "El Galleon" 411 Crescent, had lunch only on Saturday and Sunday. Michele Curtin en- tertained. "Harp Arabians," 945 Avalon Can- yon Road. "Inn On Mt. Ada," provided din- ners to public, Thursday-Sun- day. "Island Weddings." "J. L. Locker," bar, 124-6 Sumner. KBRT, Christian radio station, Airport Road, was reforested by local Senior High School students. "LACOLA Trust Fund," new, "Bank Of San Pedro," 307 . Crescent, to raise money for additional paramedic needs. "Leo's Drug Store," 401 Crescent, Harry Brown, Owner. "Lita's De Catalina," 417 B Cres- cent. 50 Years Ago "Avalon Bowl," park at the E. end of Crescent, is now being used by the "Bible Church" for it's services during the Summer. "Bird Park" now has eight speak- ers mounted around the main cage to give a 4-minute de- scriptions of the birds. "Brownie Troop" #319, Mrs. Rob- ert Staff, Mrs. Pinney, and Mrs. Tom Gill. "Buena Vista Park," across from the Wrigley Mansion, is re- named "Mt. Ada.." "Canyon Terrace" had ground breaking ceremony for 24 units, being built by "Smyth Co.?' "Casino Theatre" open for Sum- mer Season, March 19. No charge for this movie. "Catalina, S. S.," three year re- modeling cost $200,000. Life boats were removed, auto- matic life rafts installed, al- lowing seating for 400 more passengers, fiberglass seats behind glass partitions. 68% of revenue generated goes to the crewmen. "Catalina Department Store:, 405- 21 Crescent. "Catalina Ice Cream And Donut Shoppe," 122 Catalina, Bud Avery. "Catalina Travel Center." 226 1/2 Crescent. "Chamber Of Commerce" had youth activities during "Spring Break": paddle board races, water jousting, swimming lessons, beach fires and bar- beques, community singing, dancing, and dance contests. "Coifferus By Guy." "Community Calendar," weekly in "Islander." "Crescent Cafr," 501 Crescent. "Crusaders Chapel Choir," "Com- munity Church," Beacon/ Metropole. "Cub Scout Pack' #399. "Driftwood Apartments," 200 Marilla. "El Encanto," Marilta/Crescent. 75 Years Ago P. M. Bokofsky, 239 Descanso, new, purchased home from Jack and Lucille Moore. Mr. and Mrs. Lester B. Clarke, Sunshine Terrace. Mrs. J. R. Giddings, "Holly Hill House" cliff on E. side of Avalon. Mrs. Maude Gilbert, 233 Clarissa. Mrs. Golden, Descanso. Mrs. George Johnson, Clarissa. Albert W. and Helena A. McFad- den, 323 Eucalyptus. Dr. and Mrs. Robert Rendall, "Boat House," 200 Descanso. Mr. and Mrs. Frank A. Sanborn, head of Crescent. Smith Family, Eucalyptus. Mr. and Mrs. Jack White, "Black Jack Ranch." Dr. Donald Bussey. Bud Mason, manager, bowling lanes. Lucas "Tinch" Moricich, Con- stable. Preston Taylor, "Soda Fountain Clerk," "Island Pharmacy," 417 Crescent. Wilbur White, Mayor. WINCHELL'S: Delphine "Der' Canl, 12th-grade, 5'2," dark hair, likes badminton, straw- berry shortcakes, color Bur- gandy, taking snapshots, sew- ing classes, Richard Greene, and Kay Kyser's radio pro- gram. Miss Hotchkiss, Commercial teacher, graduated from "U. C. Berkley," Master's Degree from "Columbus University School Of Business?' Likes the color Blue, symphonies, operas, stage plays, Guy Lombardo's music, and taking travel pictures with her "Ko- dak." Carlos Maya, 9th-grade, 5'10," 156 pounds, likes collecting pic- tures of the "Chicago Cubs," Shop, chili con carne, the color Red, "Arty Shaw Band," Errol Flynn, and the "Lux Ra- dio Theatre." He dislikes "Ju- nior Business Training." Patsy Tatum, 8th-grade, 5'4," brown hair, gray eyes, likes horseback riding, English, Norma Shearer, candy, ice cream, collecting shells, col- ors Blue and Green, and "Kay Kyser's Orchestra" 100 Years Ago "Magic Isle," fishing launch, Capt. Tom Whittley. "Mary Jane," passenger boat. "Mascott II," new, fishing launch, Edmundson and Anderson. "Meteor Boat Company" 125 Catalina, location of present "Zims," plans to bring the Chinese Junk, "Ning Po," to Catalina. "Old Ben," the giant sea lion, was shot, but not killed. Mr. Orcutt, the Deputy Tax As- sessor, said that the property value of Metropole had gone up, while the other streets in Avalon had gone down. "Pacific Hotel," lower Marilla. Post Office, location of present "Bluewater Avalon," patio, 306 Crescent. "Presto," speed boat for passenger transportation. "Reyes Art Gallery" "Hotel Metropole," Crescent, block between Metropole and Whit- tley. Saloon, Crescent/Marilla, opened. "San Diego," cross channel boat. S. M. Schultz, plumbing and tin- ning, Sumner, across from "Glenmore Hotel?' "St. Catherine Roman Catholic Church," 107 Vieudelou. "St. John's Episcopal Church," "The Little Chapel By The Sea," head of Crescent. "Sumner Theatre," 122 Sumner, location of present "Abe's Li- quor Store" and "The Locker Room Bar." "Wilmington Transportation, Co." owned by the Banning Broth- ers, $2.75/round trip by their boats. To contact Chuck Liddell, e- mail him at chuckliddell.cata- lina ..... RE  i  !: i i+  ' Catalina tstand rl  Real Estate DRE Lkense#O1394874  March 28, 2014 345 CotalIN Ave Duplex on "the fiats', 1,041 SF +/-, IBD, IBA unit w/upper level 1BD, I BA Apt. and balcony. 2 Mocks to beach 5499,995 339 Melropole Ave Ocean & hillside view Avalon home. 2BD, 1 BA, 892 SF +/- New rtng offrnd at $499,000 338 Sumner Ave- Uporoded, remodeled 380, 2.5 BA, 1204 SF+/- home. View balcony, vocan ronfal permit, long rental history. Price reducedl $659,000 337 Sumner Avenue Triplex on a laroe lot (2600 5F +/-1 Vocation rental permit in front with repenl guests, and Iwo i BO year-round rentals in back, plus yard. Sold "'. flue pefontin[ for ['elude devdopmont. $875,OOO 11 Crescent Avem 4BR, 4BA 1,850 SF +/- home, Seaside Sanctuary w/spaaocular ocean views! Soporm gong quarters, patio, view dock. Offered at $2,395,000 119 Olive Street- Incredible view! Home built in 1921. Lot size 2,250 SF +/-, lot 45'x50'. 5950,000 218 iodsso Ave- 2 BR, 1 BA classic raven pmt $549,000 351 Smmm Ave- Spetions duplex, Joroo lot 3,233SF +/., unit 1.3BO, 2BA and unit 2-2BD, IBA $775,000 32 Feirvlew Terrace 3 BD, 3 BA, 1,839 SF +/. Completely wlled. I:iroce, custom details throughout. Spedoculor view patio. $699,000 |ia VIsla A-1 2 BO, 2.5 BA, 1,230 SF +/- Corner unif. Vocation Ronlal. $425,000 Bahia Vista (:-60 fractional ownership 2 BD, 2 BA, 749 SF +/- Ocean view, golf carl. 549,000 145 Olive St. - $359,000 HC Vik 2-39 - $375,000 Bahia Vista B34 - $285,000 130 HIM St. 4,000 . +jr- onl of 6  milWel $950,000 to $1,200,000 2 "READY TO  Yiew Lots Only 2 of pdvae-owed affoJoMe vomnt Over excavated, $pl, Ira.  mim,, tim o. poy. AvahMe. Excebt 140 Ht . 3,325   I HC VIk 2.,48 - $679,OO 229 Benton A - 5199,000 HC VIBa !-67 - $499,000 IloMa Vista A-26 - $299,000 37+ ItC Yi 3-22 - $899,000 322 E. w''n - $1,s, ooo 151 Olive St. Lot - $419,000 155 Otv, St. Lot - $399,000 344 CJm'issa - $599,000 329 Ls Lamas Dr. - $1,100,000 69 Sd Vist - $429,000 Vhta B-44 - $399,000 HC  4-13 - $489,000 HC Vile 17-80 - $749,000 H(  1-57 - $399,000 HC Villa 18-72 - $I,249,000 THi: CATALiNAisLAmDER .................................................................................................................. Friday, Marctl 28,20"14 : 3