“Few cities have grown as has Arcadia. She built a new residence for every day in 1914. Is there another city of 4,000 anywhere that can say as much?” boasted an article published in the May 17, 1915 issue of The Enterprise.
Construction in 1914 also included commercial buildings — such as the Arcadia Citrus Exchange with its half-acre facade — and public structures such as St. Paul’s Catholic Church on the corner of Monroe Avenue and Whidden Street.
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