Independent Press-Telegram from Long Beach, California on July 9, 1961 · Page 49
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Independent Press-Telegram from Long Beach, California · Page 49

Long Beach, California
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Sunday, July 9, 1961
Page 49
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Layout \New Vet Terms for Imperial Estates O W«»L4BP3WW2TO* ' - - By PAUL G. EBEUHART iThere is a jaywalking ordi- e dt y' s books, but it probably is the only major city in the world where Fifth Ave. crosses Sixth Ave. Unusually low "lerms for i large-family homes has everyone" have been a fea-|pncc tag of just $15,750. ture at Imperial Estates No. 25, but new terms now make DESPITE the modest price, find find an effective way of en forcement. Pittsburgh the "one price" residencesjb u y c r s will find m a n y available to veterans for a "bonus" features unusual in 'move-in" of just S89 total indeed has a traffic problem, but since the This, in itself, may be. b c g i n n i n g of the cily ,,, build . enough to make traffic plan-:; rcm , a issancc. great strides ners dizzy. But add ihesel h . we bccn made to lick the ! aC ^-, 1TM.J1 U "" ' 0| problem. Much more progress \ is expected. | However, there still is an this price range. As with all cash '"report's l-'rank "chandlerlEmblem-built homes, they are of Key Land Co., sales agents soundly c o n s t r u ctcd with INDEPENDENT-PRESS-TREGRAM--R-T- LONO B E A C H U. CALIF., SUNDAY, JULY f, 1M1 Builds Branch in Anaheim for this south Norwalk-eastioak hardwood floors over solid d i a g o n a l subflooring and "liigh and dry" raised foundations. Included, too, traffic troubles: ---Tlie street layout in the downtown section is in a tri- Long Beach community. Veterans m o n t h l y payments on the homes, Chandler explained, are just $87.18, including principal and interest, terms for "everyone" are master baths with indirect ceiling lighting and pull- "Onc price" residences at Imperial Estates No. 25 in the south Norwalk-cast Long Beach area are now offered on new veteran terms that require only S89 total cost to move into the large-family dwellings. F.. 11. Sargent £ Co., 109- year-old distributor of scientific instruments, apparatus and chemicals, has started construction on its western d i v i s i o n office-warehouse building on a two-acre site which is located on Kast Bal *oad in Anaheim. i i-MirHJ ut)\v u lid y u i Lin iJivi.i i in «·«.« j *-· -» · ·" · ·· ~ -- · · .. . jpounds and costs. Had, of the'e x I e r i o r elevations dislin-lco.hels and planters. Well de-'car gai-agtv a V-*-;-.?.;--i \$$m ;i?5£*J'\ :* ? *.-1 old saying among Pittsburgh]provide exceptionally favor- , ( ( angular, rather than rcctangu- hou .. c ^ iv j s . » W hcn it rainJable FHA loans with o n | y coiucment separate Dam. jar, pattern. or snnws p | an on dj n n e r an!$G50 down payment plus im-| Buyers have choice of -The terrain is hilly. h n u r late!" ' ' -"" ""'' ~' "" - --There arc more bridges in ; -- ·-- (he metropolitan area than in any other city in the United States. --The Golden Triangle, or business district, is bounded on one side by the Allegheny River. On the other side flows the Monongahela. W h e r e these two rivers merge at the Point, the Ohio River is .formed. * * * * ONE OF THE MOST scri cius problems currently con fronting traffic experts is fa cilitating the traffic f!o\\ which attemps to by-pass thi 'heart of the city. T h i s problem has bcei rased somewhat w i t h comple "lion of an east-west parkwa and the recent opening of ;.jnulti-million dollar dual-levo "rVfirlge which leads lo a ca\ ' rrnous tunnel used by sout . and westbound traffic. I Planners also report that ; nor.ih-south crosstown bouli ; v.i'rri, which now is hein = built, should h e l p spec ; through traffic when it is i ' operation. ', Because of Pittsburgh's Iri' angular layout, streets are a ! confused mass of unusual · angles. ' The city's chief planning · engineer, W. W. R a n k i n , said ', it is very difficult to blue- · print a smooth traffic pat- 1 tern because of this situation. | n t » * ; SEVERAL EFFORTS have '· been made in the past to con- 1 vert some of the narrow '. streets to one-way traffic. · However on each occasion '. public transportation official, · have won injunctions against '. t h e moves. The city not long · ago created a port authority ' for the sole purpose of im · proving t r a f f i c and transi ; problems. One of the authori · ty's first aims was to plan re ' placing the public transporla I tion system with an authority '.-operated setup. But red tap "irid confusion over the pro .p.osed routes are delayin ·"progress. ..·The possibility of subway -is out. The three rivers edg jng the business section pre vent construction of such ^subterranean network. As partial relief, two new bridges] Jiave been built in the lasii ··Jhrce years and two others' .Stfe under construction. /;WHAT ABOUT PARKING? ~3t could be worse if it were'n! ·^ffir the many new off-street '"parking garages constructed under the direction of the Mu- jiic.ipal Parking Authority. A --bjg hoom in parking garages 'developed under the authori ~ly-s guidance in the List dec 'ade and more garages are on .{he drawing boards. ; "·" However the Monongahela | .Municipal Parking Wharf -- -ririce capable of accommodat- jng about 600 cars--isn't always available to its custoin- irs. For example, for three ·weeks this year in late i'ebru- "ary and early March the parking surface was under water Tvvhich had spilled over from "the flood-swollen river. This ·is'not an uncommon occur- .rcncc during the winter and Spring months. After careful study, the cily : has increased o n - t h e - s t r e e i 'parking in some sections anc ·is-considering expanding the ;plan. .···'. * « » * J?PEDESTRIAN traffic ad mittcdly is causing concern t' jraffic planners and safety of iffcials. Most of the cily': -Jtt/ildings have been or will hi bjiilt right on the building )irfc. This, in addition to the -narrowness of most streets, leaves little room for widen^ jng of sidewalks. "" "~he only solution engineers ·'xan see is for a long-range 'rplan of overhead crosswalks. mans lopped with gcnuine|g U | sllct j j, y t | lc imaginativelsigtied plans afford choice of - -: -- - use O f veneer of brick, used three bedrooms or two bed- brick and native stone as well-rooms and a versatile den, all 15 as interesting pot shelves.(with two baths and a two- marble, forced air heating, a From the Long Beach Compton area, drive out Sev enlh Street to Los Alamitos (which becomes N o r w a l k Boulevard) to the mode home display. Containing 21,000 square cet of warehouse space anjrl i.OOO square feet of offici pace, the facility will cost approximately $250,000, cording to T. M. Mints president of the company. ·. The building, which reprk- scnts the company's full- fledged entry into the Southern California market, will feature a large instrument dcmonstralion laboratory and modern servicing facilities for the repair and maintenanca of analytical laboratory in- Istrumenls. states lifce to al\ jalT- te ^^!^^^TM 1 " f T d *.-»* d a^ tne * -yOU? Of .-ins, forceo Tn!.nu.v muca / tes Wei! Roofed £ROANOKE, va. (/w--when '(jharles Chitlum pulled up jepts and left Virginia he neg- : ijbted some of them--sassa- Jriis roots. Now 77, Chitlum (i'ddrcssed a l e t t e r t o the :;"-Bcst Banker" at Roanoke and asked that some sassafraj roots ho sent lo him al (jrhaha. Neb. He got the root? frfc the tea he said he needed as a spring tonic. a Iv'- Sands tOS ANGUES b UiSOH LLVOOLH tONG BfACH 7it jr. f «ai» c"»i nv°' HiS1MiMSI» 8HH. £*/ ^ /bolanwd Qpo** if H'JNTINGTON BEACH ANAHEIM ^ NOTTS^ CUT liW SANTA ANA PACIFIC I SANDS NEWPORT BEACH in tfuntington Beach, next to the State Bench. DIRECTIONS: On Highway 39 (Beach Blvd.) Vi mile from the beach.

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