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Pershing Square and Pacific Mutual Life Building
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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The Pacific Mutual Building was originally designed and built between 1908-1912 by John Parkinson and Edwin Bergstrom, then re-designed by William L. Dodd and his associate William Richards in 1922. In 1974, the building underwent an extensive restoration by Wendell Mounce and Associates, with Bond and Steward.
Pershing Square is at forefront, and behind is the Pacific Mutual Life Building with a large clock that reads 8:37, and a motto bearing the words: "Time to Insure". A few people can be seen sitting on benches along the perimeter of the park.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
L.A.-Parks-Pershing Square.
Pacific Mutual Life Insurance Building (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Pacific Life Insurance Company
Office buildings--California--Los Angeles
Trees--California--Los Angeles
Parks--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments
Bergstrom, G. E.(George Edwin),1876-1955
Richards, William,1871-1945
Dodd, William J.,1862-1930
Parkinson, John,1861-1935
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Pershing Square (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Wendell Mounce & Associates
Slade, Milton.

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