A pair of excited boys join Pacific Ocean Park staff in a Skywayride car, Santa Monica, 1958. POP, which replaced the earlier amusement park at the Ocean Park Pier, closed in 1967. The pier was demolished in 1974 after a series of fires.
It’s Shark Week, and I’ve been celebrating by startng work on a project that I’ve contemplated for awhile: a local shark species poster! This was inspired by a stop at the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium. I thought it would be a great way to learn more about the local marine life!