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Santa Monica Looff Hippodrome

Santa Monica, California
County of Los Angeles.
200 Santa Monica Pier
National Register Number: 87000766
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Recreation & Culture - fair, amusement park.
Congressional District: CA-29 Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: Amusement Park, May-Sep:10am-5pm Tue-Sun; Oct-Apr:10am-5pm Sat & Sun.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - February 27, 1987):
The principal historic element of the formerly extensive collection of amusement facilities at the Santa Monica (Looff) Amusement Pier, this is a rare, intact example of an early shelter structure built (1916) to house a carousel in an amusement park and the better preserved of the two such structures that remain on the West Coast.


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