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Cerritos College Auditorium
Cerritos, CA
Photo courtesy Adriene Biondo

A fine example of a mid-century modern campus can be found in Cerritos, California. This is the Cerritos College. Unfortunately, the library has already been demolished. Apparently, it was designed with barrel vaulted ceilings and an incredible modern firepit inside.

See Roadside Peek's feature at Spotlight on the Cerritos College Auditorium.



Buena Park Civic Center
Buena Park, CA
Photo courtesy Chris Nichols

The Buena Park Civic Center, circa 1957, is now fully endangered, due to the rise of a stucco replacement structure next door. Below are more photos of this civic center treasure in its present state.

See Roadside Peek's feature at Spotlight on the Buena Park Civic Center.



Ambassador College Auditorium
Pasadena, CA
Photo courtesy Adriene Biondo

Here's the Ambassador College Auditorium near Old Town Pasadena. It appears that the Auditorium will be saved, but unfortunately not the most unique Fine Arts and Science buildings that are sometimes referred to as the 'honeycomb' buildings. Building architecture like this is becoming quite rare.

See Roadside Peek's feature at Spotlight on the Ambassador College Auditorium.



Greyhound Bus Station
Photo courtesy Georg Balandran

This vintage Greyhound Bus sign stands tall to all potential travelers. The marquee still features the standard display for the Greyhound bus.



Greyhound Bus
Santa Barbara, CA
Photo courtesy Allen Sandquist

Greyhound Bus terminals used to be a main part of any city. Here's an old weather beaten sign found in Santa Barbara.





Amboy School
Amboy, CA
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com

The Amboy School has been closed for quite some time. Today, the town of Amboy is owned by Juan Pollo founder and owner Albert Okura. 04-06





City Hall
Beverly Hills, CA
Photo courtesy Richard Weiss

Here are a couple of photos of the Beverly Hills City Hall. 03-01

(Near left) The detailed front entranceway to the Beverly Hills City Hall










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