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Title
Broadway Arcade Building
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection
Creator
Luckhaus Studio
Date Created and/or Issued
1929
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
This collection includes approximately 40,000 photographs by commercial photographer Ralph Morris, who worked in the Los Angeles area from 1939-1981. His advertising and industrial clients included department stores, restaurants, the automobile and petroleum industries as well as business executives. Also included is the Luckhaus Studio collection of architecture, fashion, the movie industry, sports and street scenes, images which Morris obtained in 1939.
Exterior front of the Broadway Arcade Building, located at 540 South Broadway. Designed by Kenneth MacDonald and built in 1924, the Mercantile Arcade Building consists of two twelve-story towers connected by a three-story shopping arcade.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00017063
Ralph Morris Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection
N-002-716 8x10
CARL0000002661
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/122436
Subject
Broadway-Spring Arcade Building (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Silverwoods
Stores & shops--California--Los Angeles
Commercial buildings--California--Los Angeles
Central business districts--California--Los Angeles
Broadway (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
MacDonald, Kenneth

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