Rendezvous Ballroom - Newport Beach, CA
Posted by: bluesnote
N 33° 36.096 W 117° 54.037
11S E 416442 N 3718346
Quick Description: This marker is located on a popular walking/biking trail.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 2/1/2012 3:07:55 PM
Waymark Code: WMDMQ9
The plaque reads "Built near the site in 1928, the Rendezvous became a showcase for the Big Bands especially during 'ball week.' For 38 years, the sounds of dance music echoed from this block long ballroom which was destroyed by fire in 1966. The music and dancing have ended, but the memories linger on."
Group that erected the marker: Orange County Historical Society
Address of where the marker is located. Approximate if necessary:
400 Main St
Newport Beach, CA United States
URL of a web site with more information about the history mentioned on the sign: Not listed
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