Avila Beach's Front Street in 1998

Avila Beach's Front Street in 1998

Strolling down the promenade these days, it’s easy to forget that Avila Beach wasn’t always so shiny and new. Here’s a look at Front Street in May 1998, before the area was torn down, dug up and rebuilt. This panorama is a composite of more than 40 images.

Click the thumbnail below to see Avila Beach as it looked in 2010: