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Downtown May Co., moving out
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Haering, Michael
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Originally designed by Alfred F. Rosenheim and opened in 1908, this Beaux Arts building was enlarged by Aleck Curlett in 1929 to accomodate more merchandise. The store was acquired from A. Hamburger & Sons Co. by David May in 1923 and renamed the May Company. The store closed on January 31, 1986 and more recently has been known as the Broadway Trade Center.
Photograph caption dated February 22, 1985 reads, "After 62 years, May Co. will make way for furnishings mart."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 18 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
May Company California
Department stores--California--Los Angeles
Eclecticism in architecture--California--Los Angeles
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs
Rosenheim, Alfred F.(Alfred Faist),1859-1943
Curlett, Aleck

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