Young's Million Dollar Pier


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Here is an image of the pier..

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Postcard by P. Sander - from the collection of Thomas Topham.

John Young's Million Dollar Pier. The pier included the world's largest ballroom, named The Hippodrome, and a huge exhibit hall. The pier hosted movies, conventions, and exhibits of every description. Teddy Roosevelt gave a speech there in 1912. Some of the big bands played there including Glenn Miller, Jimmy Dorsey and Artie Shaw. No Goldkette? sad.gif



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