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Alhambra Things to Do

  • Edwards Alhambra Renaissance Stadium 14...

    This looks like a wonderful theater to enjoy. To have 14 theaters gives you lots of options of movies to enjoy. There are good reviews and bad on yelp. Not everyone likes these types of theaters. The amenities include:Wheelchair Accessible, Digital,Dolby, Stadium Seating, & Listening Devices.

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  • James Shorb Historical Mural

    Mural by Art Mortimer He also did the mural in Tehachapi~ Monolith MuralShorb Garden (& Shorb Street) are named after James deBarth Shorb (1842-1896), who was the son-in-law of Don Benito (ak.a. Benjamin Wilson). Both Mortimer and Amor have devoted many hours to the study of Shorb, insuring that Shorb's history on the wall is accurate is correct...

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  • James Shorb Statue

    Visitors to the Shorb Garden may also gaze upon a life-size bronze statue of Shorb that was created by muralist Art Mortimer and and local sculptor Victor Amor. Both Mortimer and Amor have devoted many hours to the study of Shorb. It stands as the centerpiece of Shorb Gardens.

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  • Shorb Gardens

    The Shorb Garden is located on the north side of the Utilities Department Customer Service Center, and features an artistic mural dedicated to James deBarth Shorb and his place in Alhambra history. Shorb was a local land and water baron who demonstrated the importance of water in our region "way back when," when he ran the Lake Vineyard Land and...

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  • Renaissance Plaza

    Renaissance Plaza included a 5 level, 600 space parking structure, 10 plex movie theater, 3 restaurants and several retail stores. In the center of the plaza are beautiful water fountains and such colorful mosaic artwork. There were lots of individuals mulling around and really enjoying what the plaza had to offer. Lot of areas to sit since benches...

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  • Statue of Benjamin Davis Wilson

    Located towards the street in Renaissance Plaza. This lovely statue is in honor of its founding father. The plaque reads:Erected in commemoration of Alhambra's First Centennial (1903-2003)Dedicated to the Memory ofAlhambra's Founding FatherBenjamin Davis Wilson(affectionately known as Don Benito)1811-1878With multiple blueprints under his arm, the...

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  • Stoneman 1886

    One of Alhambra's last links to the 19th century, is the former home of Alhambra's first grocer Samuel D. Crow at 117 N. Stoneman Ave. Originally known as "Union" Street, it was renamed Stoneman at about the turn of the century. This vintage 1886 structure, styled in classic Victorian architecture, was originally owned by C.R. Fletcher and is...

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  • Statue of Warner Jenkins

    Up toward the front of Alhambras City Hall is a wonderful statue of a beloved local.The plaque reads:Erected in Commenoration of Alhambra's First Centennial (1903-2003)Dedicated to the Memory ofAlhambra's Beloved Journalist/Chronicler"Warner Jenkins1914-2004Usually identified with the Alhambra Post Advocate and his popular "Oil the Gulf" articles,...

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  • My Alma Mater

    Yep, i attended Alhambra High School, home of the Moors. This school was orginally established in 1898. That's OLD for California.

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Alhambra Restaurants

  • Dim Sum!

    I had never experience eating Dim Sum before. So, a good friend took all of us out to eat Dim Sum. She is Chinese and can speak fluently with the waiters and waitresses that work here. There were many people working here. They walk around with plates and plates of Dim Sum to place on your table if you want it. Our friend insisted she order what we...

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  • Great Location

    We always enjoy this restaurants. There is always something on the menu that we enjoy. Located right downtown among beautiful Renaissance Plaza and next to the movie theatre is a great location. Have a diner and then see a movie. Parking is right around the corner too.Hours:Mon-Thu: 11:00 AM to 12:00 AMFri-Sat: 11:00 AM to 1:00 AMSun: 11:00 AM to...

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  • Chic dim sum

    We read about this restaurant on Chowhound. It's an order-off-the-menu type of dim sum place and thus does not have the traditional carts of dishes that are rolled right to your table. The interior of the restaurant is also very stylish and contemporary; very different from your typical Cantonese restaurant decor! It's a nice change of pace and...

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Alhambra Transportation

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    by Yubert Written Jun 6, 2003

    Well the main commerical district in Alhambra is on Main Street, between Atlantic Blvd on the West and Garfield to the East.

    This is a picture of Main Street, look East.

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Alhambra What to Pack

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    by Yaqui Updated Aug 19, 2013

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    Miscellaneous: Located at 80 S 1st St Alhambra, CA 91801 is a 282 spot parking garage.

    Hours of Operation
    Parking Rates 4 Hours Max:
    Mon-Sat; 7am-6pm Free
    Mon-Sat: 6am-7am Free
    Mon-Sat: 6am-5am Free
    Sun: Free
    Additional Info
    Number of Spaces:282
    Lot Type:Non-restricted

    Details and Amenities
    Max Weight (lbs.):6000
    Max Height (inches):84

    This site below is called Parkme. Very helpful!

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    • Road Trip
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    • Historical Travel

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