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Then & Now: Venice

This is a photo looking east on Windward Avenue. The cross street in the distance is Pacific Avenue. Can you guess when this photo was taken?

Watch the 2-minute video for hints on the date, and to see a photograph taken from the same spot today.

Did you know that Windward Avenue used to be a canal? Check out the Resources box to the right for links to more on Venice, then and now.

Our thanks to the Automobile Club of Southern California Archives for the historical photos. Use the slider below to compare for yourself how Venice has changed over the decades.

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