The mania for Spanish Baroque detailing engendered by Goodhue’s Panama-California Exposition soon spread to structures of all kinds. In the early Twenties, the city of Long Beach, which took special pride in supporting year-round band concerts, chose the style for its new bandshell at Recreation Park. Hence, the proscenium arch is adorned with modest sweeps of Churrigueresque ornament, though its elliptical form is forever at odds with the round-arched side openings. Additional ornament bands the cornice, and a wainscot of superb Malibu tile wraps the columns. The bandshell served as a temporary classroom following the massive earthquake that struck Long Beach in 1933, and was also the venue for an early political appearance by Richard Nixon.