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  2020  

Then & Now 

<    THEN       

DeLux Trailer Park - 1939

First trailer park in Cathedral City.  Palm-frond roofs provided shade from the hot, desert sun.

        NOW     >

Cathedral City

Community Amphitheater

2020

A new amphitheater is currently under construction behind the City Hall Plaza, at the corner of Cathedral Canyon and Ave. Lalo Guerrero.

THEN

Real Estate Office - 1920s

George Allen Real Estate - first Real Estate office in town.  Corner of Broadway (Hwy 111) and Cathedral Canyon Dr.

LATER

Totem Pole Cafe - 1940s

Rebuilt as a cafe and local meeting place, it was the first diner in town.  The owners Mr. & Mrs. E.J, Wheeler are pictured in the  early 1940s.

NOW

Taco Bell - 2020

Now, a Taco Bell sits on this corner.

<    THEN       

Sun Haven Court

Broadway (Hwy 111)

& Date Palm Dr.

1945

Sun Haven Court, owned by Mr. & Mrs. Paul Clark, was at the corner of Broadway/Hwy 111 (2-lane road) & Date Palm.  The Clarks founded the Cathedral Citizen, our first newspaper, in 1951.

<    NOW       

Agua Caliente Casino

Coming Soon!

Hwy 111 & Date Palm

2020

Today, this intersection is a large and busy one.  The new casino is being built where Sun Haven Court once stood.  Quite a difference,

Photography of current-day Cathedral City

 by Beverly Beirne

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