Huntington Beach Then & Now: The Iconic Sunset Beach Water Tower
Then // This is how the iconic landmark looked back in the 1960s. Note the old train tracks near the center of the photo.
Now // The house has had some work but remains the storied structure in the area.
As one real estate ad describes: "'The Tower,' a Tri-Level House Standing 85 Feet Tall, is a Replica of a Historical Water Tower that was Reconstructed. The Architectural Design is Combined with a Designer Interior Layout. The Water Tower Features a 360 Degree, Unsurpassed View of the Pacific Ocean, Huntington Beach, Huntington Harbor and the San Gabriel River. The Top Floor has a Stained Glass 'Copula' a 7 Foot Diameter Table and a 42' Diameter Fire Pit. A Large 175 gallon fish tank. The Second Floor has Two Master Bedrooms Features a Built In Queen Size Beds, a Wet Bar, Built In Bureaus and Recessed Television. The Circular Bath Free Standing Sink has Revolving Walls to the Second Floor Area. There are Built in Bureaus, and Stained Glass Accent Lighting Decorates the Second Floor Area. The First Floor Kitchen Boasts Italian Tile Flooring, Tile Counter Tops, Double Sinks, a Built In Butcher Block table, Automatic Roll Up Shutters. A Sitting Area Encompasses the other Half of the First Floor. A Spiral Staircase Made of Oak, Brings You to the Top Floor. The Ground Floor has Beautiful Indirect Entry Lighting, Marble and Granite with Skylights. Just above the Ground Floor is an Open Area additional patio and a Spectacular View. The Elevator goes to the first floor of the tower."