500 W. Beach
Front Footage and owners from left to right in 1930s
Current Residential addresses to right
347 Mrs RS Hecht 524/520/516 (Westgate, Middlegate, and Eastgate)
115 LK Thompson 512
96 Gus Revol 506
66 CL Meriwether 500
66 GA Weigand 500
The Golf Links on Pine between St. Louis Ave and the Railroad tracks were most likely constructed by one of the remaining hotels during 1925-1930 -- perhaps the Inn by the Sea
"The numerous fishing and promenade piers, pagoda-ornamented and projecting into the Sound are used for fishing or moonlight flirting, according to the bait used. The waters are more frequented by Spanish mackerel, the famous pompano, the shoal loving flounder . . . frequently speared by pleasure parties."
Quoting below from "Along the Coast," as written in 1895:
"Too much cannot be said of the majestic oaks which shade the avenues and drives at "the Pass," many of these are very large and must have been planted over a hundred years ago. Notable among the oak giants is the one on the grounds of the Mexican Gulf Hotel, under whose grateful shade, seats are placed, affording shelter from the heat to numberless guests of this famous hostelry."