Imperial Beach, California: Boulevard of Historic Surfboard Silhouettes

25 red metal outlines represent a history of surfboards. Each "board" has a plaque with its name, date, and shaper. The biggest stands 16 feet tall.
Address:
200 Palm Ave., Imperial Beach, CA
Directions:
Both sides of Palm Ave. from 3rd St. to Seacoast Blvd.
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Boulevard of Historic Surfboard Silhouettes

Each surfboard has a permanent "shadow" in the sidewalk.

[Andrea Rymill, 02/17/2015]

Surfboard outline.

Boulevard of Historic Surfboard Silhouettes

The surfboards are spaced along the sidewalks of Imperial Beach.

[JoeSlev, 07/17/2010]

A salute to wave-loving Imperial Beach's surfing heritage. The 25 red metal outlines represent a chronology of surfboards. Each outline sculpture is marked with a plaque with its name, date, and shaper.

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