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Title supplied by cataloger. The Eastern Building, also called Columbia-Eastern Building, Eastern-Columbia Building or Eastern Outfitting Retail Store Building, at 849 S. Broadway, is home to Eastern Outfitting Company and Columbia Outfitting Company. It is a thirteen-story Art Deco building located at 849 S. Broadway, and was designed by architect Claude Beelman (1883-1963) and opened on September 12, 1930, after just nine short months of construction. It is built of steel reinforced concrete and clad in glossy turquoise terra cotta trimmed with deep blue and gold terra cotta. The building is capped with a beautiful four-sided clock tower, which is said to be the largest on the coast, and is emblazoned with the name "Eastern" in neon. Photo dated June 22, 2005.
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00063186 Gary Leonard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection; GPC_b35_f4_i5 CARL0000068057 http://126.96.36.199/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/119010
Eastern Columbia Building (Los Angeles, Calif.) Art deco (Architecture)--California--Los Angeles Commercial buildings--California--Los Angeles Tall buildings--California--Los Angeles Tower clocks--California--Los Angeles Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.) Broadway (Los Angeles, Calif.) Gary Leonard Collection photographs Beelman, Claude,1883-1963