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Brockman Building, Los Angeles
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection;
Leonard, Gary
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Designed by Harrison Albright and built in 1917, the Brockman Building was one of the first reinforced concrete and steel buildings. The 12-story Brockman was also one of the tallest buildings in Los Angeles, soaring within inches of the old 150' height limit in Downtown.
Aerial view of the Brockman Building, located at 700 S. Grand Avenue and the corner of 7th Street in Downtown Los Angeles. This photo shows the entire building draped with a gray, sheer, cloth-like material. Numerous buildings and cars parked in surrounding lots can be seen. The Brockman Building is being remodeled in preparation for residential condominiums, with unit sale prices to be between $450,000. to $1,000,000. per unit, developed by Urban Pacific Builders, LLC. Photograph dated November 1, 2005.
1 photographic print :color
Photographic prints
Gary Leonard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection;
Brockman Building (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Central business districts--California--Los Angeles
Dwellings--Remodeling--California--Los Angeles
Office buildings--California--Los Angeles
Parking lots--California--Los Angeles
Streets--California--Los Angeles
Grand Avenue (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Sixth Street (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Gary Leonard Collection photographs
Cityscape photographs
Albright, Harrison
Urban Pacific Builders, LLC
Time Period

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