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7th Street
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Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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For decades, 7th Street was a thriving and busy shopping street, traversing all of the major named streets in Downtown. By the looks of this photograph, the same was true when this image was captured. Some of the businesses pictured here are, on the left: the Los Angeles Athletic Club, located at 431 West 7th Street, built by Parkinson & Bergstrom in 1911. This building was notable at the time for being the first in Southern California to have a swimming pool on an upper floor; Owl Drug Co., which became Owl Rexall Drugs in the 1940s; and the R.D. Bronson Desk Co., self-proclaimed as "The only exclusive dealers in Office Furniture in Los Angeles". And pictured on the right side: Southern California Wine Co.; and I.N. Van Nuys Building, designed in the Beaux Arts style by architects Morgan, Walls and Clements, and built by Scofield-Twaits Company in 1910-1911, the building is located on the southwest corner of Spring and 7th Street.
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
L.A.-Streets-Hill and 7th; A-001-658 4x5
Los Angeles Athletic Club
Owl Drug Company
R.D. Bronson Desk Co. (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Southern California Wine Co. (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Van Nuys Building (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Associations, institutions, etc.--California--Los Angeles
Central business districts--California--Los Angeles
Commercial buildings--California--Los Angeles
Drugstores--California--Los Angeles
Bergstrom, G. E.(George Edwin),1876-1955
Parkinson, John,1861-1935
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Morgan, Walls & Clements
Scofield-Twaits Company

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