Again the road construction (yet another project) had me finding a new way home. Fortunately my camera was in the car so you can share the
A little web searching yeilded some interesting facts: Also known as the Crescent Ballroom, the Auditorium Dance Hall was built in 1922, and held concerts ranging from Rudolph Valentino in 1923, to Nirvana in 1990.
It doesn't look very large, though. Dig the cool ornamentation.
Turns out that in 1942, the Crescent Ballroom, aka The Auditorium Dance Hall was merged with the Ford agency (built in 1918) to create one large venue. The whole shebang is for sale for only 2.5 million dollars. (photo below is from wiki commons and in the public domain.)
Across the street is this majestic pampas grass clump growing in the very wide hell strip. It's the lone large plant in a sea of lawn. Speaking of lone things in a sea. This little (looks like three units) apartment building has lost the buildings that once stood on either side of it. Notice the new windows on the grey side.
A pile of brick that once was, I'm guessing, a similar building.
What is the address of this lucky little building that was spared the indignity of the wrecking ball?
I hope you are equally lucky today!