Saturday, May 7, 2011

Campus Concept

The Montebello School, which opened in 1923, overlooks Lake Montebello.  It was designed to include outdoor "play pavilions" and a separate building to house its auditorium/gymnasium.  Today, this site is known as Montebello Elementary Junior Academy, located at 2040 East 32nd Street.  

In the two views below, you can compare the remarkably unchanged facade of the building at the time of its construction and now.  The "street view" from Google Maps will allow you to click, zoom, and pan in order to interact with the environment around the building.  Can you find the outdoor play pavilions?

Image Number PP30.162 [now part of PP8] Hughes Studio Photograph Collection,