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Long Beach historian Stan Poe on the Psychic Temple – Pt. 2 (Architecture)

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Jun 15, 2012

After the Psychic Temple had been demoed and before reconstruction began, I took a walk around the building with local author, expert, and member of many preservation committees Stan Poe. He gave me the building’s history (link) and pointed out some architectural details, as well as some hints as to what architect Jan Van Dijs […]

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Long Beach historian Stan Poe on the Psychic Temple – Pt. 1 (History)

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Jun 15, 2012

After I pick up Southern California historian, educator, and resident Stan Poe from his Long Beach home, he seems to have a story for every old building that we pass on the drive between the historic Naples area (which is actually patterned after Venice, down to the canals) and our decidedly grittier Downtown destination. But […]

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