This is the intersection of Ocean and Chelsea
Avenues. Crammer's Baths is to the left, Chelsea Pool is center, and Columbia
Baths is to the right of it... nothing in this image exists today.
Looking south, the Ocean Hotel is to the right
and the pier is immediately to the left. This is the first of many structures
you will see located at this site. Dated August 6th,
This is first Casino structure on the corner of
Ocean Avenue and South Broadway. The New Casino was built on the south end
of the block. To the left in this image you can see the newly erected
Statue of President Garfield.
This is Ocean Avenue and North Broadway looking
south. Dated May 23, 1910.
This is looking south from North Broadway. This
is titled "World's Finest Ocean Boulevard, Long Branch, NJ." Dated August
28th, 1928. The reverse print reads "This improvement, made
at a tremendous cost, affords motorists an unequalled ride for five miles
along the ocean and amid beautiful mansions representing the homes of many
of America's most wealthy families."
This is looking toward the pier from the front
gardens of the Old Casino.
This circular path can still be seen in most of the contemporary aerial views of
Ocean Avenue looking north from Chelsea Avenue,
Ocean Avenue near Chelsea, Dated August
21st, 1910. A Pavillion, but no new pier at this
Ocean Avenue near Chelsea, Dated July 8, 1908. Note
pilings for the new pavillion on the beach.. but, no pier... the old one
This is the corner of Ocean and Chelsea Avenue looking
northwest from the boardwalk.
Ocean Avenue just south of the pier. Dated
August 27, 1931.
Ocean Avenue and Chelsea Avenue. Dated July
This is a view of the mini golf course on Ocean
Avenue looking north toward Broadway in the early 1960's.
A very old photo showing both the Hotel Vendome and the
old Scarboro Hotel on the left. Dated June 5th, 1906.
The three landmark towers of the Howland Hotel, easily
identified in this view of Ocean Avenue looking north.
Ocean Avenue looking north with the Hotel Panacci
colored brown in this image.
This is the intersection of Ocean Avenue and Brighton
Avenue looking southwest. The Johnson's Club on the right was where
the theater is, for the time being. The Rothenberg Building on the
block behind was located where Illvento's was. This photo postcard
is postmarked August 19th, 1907.
Ocean Avenue looking south toward Brighton
The northwest corner of Ocean Avenue and North Lake
The Takanassee Bridge looking south. Dated
September 14, 1919.
Lincoln and Ocean Avenues, "Caution Motor Vehicles,
Speed Limit 1 Mile in 5 Minutes."
Looking west from the intersection of Ocean and
Atlantic Avenues. Notice the gates across the road for the railroad where
Ocean Boulevard is today.
Below is the same view from the front lawn of the Seaside Hotel.
The Seaside Hotel on the beach at Atlantic and Ocean
Avenues. See it years later below.
Yeah I know, it's not Long Branch.. but it is a
great shot though.. and I'm not going to be writing a Monmouth Beach
page! Looking west from Ocean Avenue. Dated June 14th,
Looking west across the old railroad bridge... you
can figure out from where! In the image you can see the radio tower
from where Marconi made the first trans-atlantic radio transmition
Music credit: "The Rag Time Dance",
Scott Joplin, Composer
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