Santa Monica Looff Hippodrome

Local nameSanta Monica Looff Hippodrome
LocationSanta Monica, California, USA

The Santa Monica Looff Hippodrome is located on the Newcomb Pier adjacent to the Santa Monica Pier in Santa Monica, California. It was designed and built in 1916 by Charles I. D. Looff and his son Arthur to hold a Looff Carousel. Looff's carousel was housed at the Hippodrome until it was sold in 1939. It was replaced by Philadelphia Toboggan Company Carousel #62, which was moved from the Ocean Park Pier. The building remains a rare example of structures that used to be on the amusement pier, and scenes were filmed therein for the 1973 award-winning film, The Sting. Since 1977, the carousel has been owned by the city, and was restored from 1977 through 1981. It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1987.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Santa_Monica_Looff_Hippodrome

More information http://www.santamonicalandmarks.com/landmk33.html

Address 1401 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica 90401, United States

Coordinates 34°0'37.148" N -118°29'48.714" E

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