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May Company downtown store
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Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Whittington, Dick
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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. More recently, it has been known as the Broadway Trade Center.
Exterior view of the May Company Department Store, located at Broadway and 8th Street in the thriving shopping and entertainment district of downtown.
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
L.A.-Shops and stores-Department stores-May Co
May Company California
Department stores--California--Los Angeles
Eclecticism in architecture--California--Los Angeles
Streets--California--Los Angeles
Rosenheim, Alfred F.(Alfred Faist),1859-1943
Curlett, Aleck
Broadway (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)

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