The Park was associated with a baseball field to early s ; a tent city for oil workers to ; recreational activities like crochet and tennis circa to s ; a putting green to circa ; and horseshoes circa In , the Huntington Beach Company officially deeded land blocks and to the City, specifying public park uses for the deeded land.
A portion of Block , the future Triangle Park, was temporarily used for tents to house the constant flow of new residents to Huntington Beach upon the discovery of oil in Bungalet Court, more commonly known as 'Cardboard Alley' was located on the triangular piece of land. The incorporation of Triangle Park as part of a larger civic center complex was initiated in , including the adjacent city hall to ; the Memorial Hall ; the Horseshoe Club , which later provided space for a courthouse and city administrative offices: and the Huntington Beach Fire Department headquarters In February , the board of trustees city council discussed " with considerable interest " a resident suggestion " advocating the use of Block for a recreation park, suggesting tennis, croquet, and handball courts as being a very desirable form of amusement.
The Huntington Beach Horseshoe Club House was constructed in on the north east corner of Triangle Park and used for community meetings until In , Triange Park was considered as a possible site for a federal post office, but later rejected when a downtown Huntington Beach parcel on Main Street was identified. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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Carnegie Libraries. Specifications Number of Pages: Description The town of Huntington has a documented history that dates back to its founding in The harbors were principally involved in shipping and shipbuilding, and the lush land was ideal for agriculture.
When the railroad arrived in the s and then later the automobile, Huntington, part of the Gold Coast of Long Island, became a destination for city residents looking for an escape to fresh air, beaches, and comfortable surroundings. Stately mansions were built, and the villages bustled with new businesses, entertainment, and architecture.
That era has been captured in the postcards sent and collected during that time, adding to the social history of Huntington. Report incorrect product info.
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