I'VE GOT NO CLUE ON THIS ROZELLE AERIAL, but the funny little development at the right center of the shot sure has my attention. I'll guess 1960 by the negative number, and assume it's East County or National City-Chula Vista. I sure hope someone can solve this one.

The upper right center appears to be the Bay View Navy Housing complex off Paradise Valley Rd. The large road in the lower right is Reo Drive. We are looking north from a little northwest of where the Bonita Shopping center is now -- Ed Miller ’62

Welcome to Paradise Hills. The road coming up the canyon from the bottom of the photo is Reo Drive. (It’s coming from the South Bay Freeway, Route 54). The complex at the upper right is built on Munda Road (running North-South), and just north of it is Paradise Valley Road wiggling through the canyon. The street running North-South on the upper left is Harbison Avenue, and the little curve to the left with white roofs is Earle Drive (what a great street name, almost) --
Earl Feldman ‘61

I think the Rozelle photo is Paradise Hills. The "interesting little development" is labeled "Naval Housing" on Google Maps, and Wikipedia calls it Bayview Hills. Reo Dr. is the larger road coming down from Potomac St. My 1972 Rand McNally/Shell map shows a lot more streets than Howard's photo shows. I wasn't able to find out when Bayview Hills was built --
Mike Fry '60

I believe we're looking north at the Paradise Hills area east of National City. The main drag that hits the bottom of the photo a little right of center is Reo Drive. The curious bunch of buildings farther back is shown on Google as Naval Housing. The streets around there had names like Saipan, Guadalcanal, and Bataan. Also Wasp--don't ask me what that's for. They are gone now, although a small bit of Saipan remains. Now there are names such as Sky Harbor, Sea Foam, and Rocky Shore. Maybe the WWII vets wanted to forget. I think whatever was there in the Rozelle photo has been extensively redone --
Bob Richardson '61

San Diego Bay to the desert

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Lemon Grove

Ocean Beach Pier

Sorrento Valley

East Pacific Beach

Solar Aircraft

Montgomery Field

La Jolla

Balboa Stadium

Amaya Drive

San Diego DMV


More Rancho Drive-In Aerials

San Diego All City Catholic Boys Concert

Lomita Village

Naval Training Center

San Diego/National City

Pacific Beach

San Diego Rowing Club

East San Diego

University City and Clairemont

I-15 Completion

Street & Sons Auto Wrecking

D & H Auto Service

Mystery Aerial

Lake Murray

Rancho Drive-In

Mrs. Conkling's Delivery Truck

Balboa Park

Mission Valley Center

East San Diego (and a lot more)

Blessed Sacrament Church

Balboa Stadium

32nd Street Mothball Fleet

Mission Valley Center West

Ferry Landing

Lindbergh Field

Allied Gardens

32nd Street Quonset Huts

Wabash & Highway 94

Westgate Park

Highway 101 & 80

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