Altadena Facts Circa 1930

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Front page article in the December 20, 1930 issue of The Altadena Press 


Do You Know Altadena? Here are a Few Facts
By Jay V. V. Green, 
Secretary, Altadena Chamber of Commerce

  • 4800 telephones
  • 35 grocery, meat market stores
  • 1 newspaper
  • 2 banks
  • 8 drug stores
  • 7 florists and nurseries
  • 7 restaurants
  • 2 miniature golf courses
  • 4 dressmakers
  • 3 beauty shops
  • 4 hardware stores
  • 2 lumber yards
  • 3 electricians
  • 1 department store
  • 2 plumbers
  • 36 gasoline stations  
  • 5 cleaners
  • 2 dairies
  • 3 bakeries
  • 4 shoe repairs shops
  • 8 barbers
  • 75,000 visitors to Christmas Tree Lane