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Title
Eastern Columbia Building
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection
Creator
Luckhaus Studio
Date Created and/or Issued
1930
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.
Eastern Building, known also as Eastern Columbia Building, and located downtown at 849 S. Broadway, is strikingly covered with green terra-cotta on the entire exterior of the building. It has a clock tower and is designed in Art Deco Moderne stepped-back style by architect Claude Beelman.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00018520
Ralph Morris Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection
N-002-707 8x10
CARL0000023840
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/122369
Subject
Eastern Columbia Building (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Commercial buildings--California--Los Angeles
Tall buildings--California--Los Angeles
Tower clocks--California--Los Angeles
Art deco (Architecture)--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Beelman, Claude,1883-1963

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