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KNBRE KELLY NELSON BROWN REAL ESTATE TOP AGENT AND LOCAL EXPERT FOR CATALINA ISLAND PROPERTIES NEW AND FEATURED LISTINGS $679,000 - 53 Playa Azul $2,950,000 - 150 MlddleTerr $1,500,000 - 225 Metropole 2 Bed, 2 Bath - 1,030 sqft +]- Breathtaking Views] 3 Bed, 3 Bath, Extraordinary business opportunity, Vacation Rental income 2,872 sqft +/- Duplex w/2 bed, rare commerdallv-zoned land. Ocean Views, Furnished 1 Bath Income, Furnished, Garage 7,302 SqFt lot in ideal Iocationl $1,150,000 - 231 Descanso $899,000 - 229 Beacon Great Location. 3 Bed, 2 1/2 Bath, 2 Bed, 2.5 Bath Townhome Walk to beach and restaurants. 1,490 sqft - Built in 2007 Two-Story, built in 2002 Ocean Views, Garage, Furnished $1,349,000 - 2o6 Descanso 3 Bed, 2.5 Bath - 1,490 sclft +/- Built in 2017, Panoramic Rooftop Deck, All New Furnishings $4,499,000 - 166 Middle Terr Let your imagination run away with you in this spectacular 4,119 sqft home with three levelsl $924,000 - 361 E Whittley Incredible Viewsl 3 Bed, 1 314 Bath, Duplex w/1 bed, 1 Bath Income, Two Spacious Decks $1,895,000 - 74 Gaviota Rare 3 Bed, 3 Bath - 1,792 sqft 2 Steps to Entry, Panoramic Ocean Views, Furnished, Golf Cart $775,000 - 343 catalina IN ESCROW IN ESCROW Representing the Buyer One I Bed, 1 Bath unit & two 55 Camino De Flores stuio apartments with stable income and vacation rental permit. SEE ALL CATALINA ISLAND REAL ESTATE FOR SALE AT KNBRE.COM bCOME HOME TO AVALON (310) 293-7272 KELLY BROWN, BROKER. BRE #01313763 Key milestone on the Chimes completed Tower The steps leading to the mechanical room of the Chimes Tower have been repaired and the concrete for the flagstone entrance has been poured. Courtesy photos The Catalina Chimes Tower Foundation plans to repair the Chimes Tower and the chimes within it. The Chimes Tower was commissioned by W i iam Wr g ey Jr in 192s5. Concrete poured for ervation and re-use of exist- ing Catalina tile; hand forged restoration project iron work--including a newly last week designed front door for increased visibility, chimes arched grills BY GINA LONG and decorative fencing intended to allow close viewing access; FOR THE ISLANDER native landscape design by Deborah Richie-Bray, and tower The Catalina Chimes Tower lighting. Foundation is one step closer to "We couldn't be more excited restoring the beloved landmark with this groundbreaking news," perched on the hill above Avalon said Alison Wrigley Rusack, Bay, ensuring that the Chimes great granddaughter of Ada and Tower's tolling and music will William Wrigley Jr., who com- continue to resonate through missioned the Chimes Tower in town for the community and future generations to enjoy. 1925," Thompson said. "We are especially delight- The Board of the Foundation ed to be able to see the physi- recently announced that it cal progress on our restoration has hired Dave Thompson efforts," Thompson said. Construction as project manager The Catalina Chimes Tower of the restoration program. Foundation Board expressed its Thompson will work closely sincere appreciation to Geoff with the Facilities Committee of the Board, overseeing the project. Rusack and Charlie Canby, of the Facilities Committee, for leading "I am thrilled to be a part of this project and to all of the local this," said Thompson. residents and business owners, as "Boulder Construction recent- well as visitors, who have given ly poured concrete for the flag- generously toward the goal. stone entry and repaired the steps How You Can Help that lead to the mechanical room. To make atax-deductible dona- Definitley a highlight and key tion, please visitCatalinaChimes milestone launching the restora- tion," he said. org. Contributions can also be mailed directly to the Catalina With a fundraising goal of Chimes Tower FoundatiOn at P.O. $1 million, plans include a high Box 677, Avalon, CA 90704. quality, long term repair of the A receipt for your contribution existing structure, buttresses and will be mailed to you. exterior walls that gives them For more information, email a fresh clean look; full repair of chimes and mechanism; pres- 2 Friday, Sept. 22, 2017 THE CATAUNA ISLANDER