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Pacifica and its coast, once envisioned as a string of resorts, casinos, and vacation cottages in place of artichoke fields, was overlooked after the failure of the Ocean Shore Railroad in 1920. Demand for reasonably priced housing revived the boom, and Pacifica was incorporated in 1957.
ISBN: 9780738580425
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: California
Series: Then and Now
Images: 167
Pages: 96
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Authors Kathleen Manning and Jerry Crow of the Pacifica Historical Society contrast vintage and modern views of this city to illustrate the progression from farms to cottages to a suburb surrounded by open space and a modern metropolis.
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