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Title
Eastern Building, giant clock
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection;
Creator
Leonard, Gary
Date Created and/or Issued
2005
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
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.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :col.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00063186
Gary Leonard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection;
GPC_b35_f4_i5
CARL0000068057
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/119010
Subject
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

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