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Found on EBay – Ocean Park Bathhouse




 
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The bathhouse at Ocean Park, as shown in the Los Angeles Herald.

July 5, 1905, Ocean Park Bathhouse ocean_park_bathhouse_ebay


This card, postmarked 1907, showing the bathhouse at Ocean  Park has been listed on EBay. The bathhouse was dedicated on the Fourth of July, 1905. The bathhouse, built at a cost of $200,000 ($4,789,896.02 USD 2010), contained 531 rooms, 2,500 suits and 5,300 towels. The Los Angeles Herald said "4,000 persons can use the plunges during a period of 10 hours with comfort."

The postcard is listed as Buy It Now for $7.23.




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