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Security First National Bank, Long Beach
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
Circa 1930
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Built between 1923 and 1925, it was designed by architects Curlett and Beelman. Raymond Granite Co. was contractor for the granite and limestone work. The building has a polished granite base and Indiana limestone walls, pilasters, and columns; the carved caps of the pilasters are terra cotta. The caps of the two free-standing columns at the entrance are limestone. The walls of the entrance vestibule have polished granite base and limestone above.; Exterior view of Security Trust and Savings Bank at 102-110 Pine Ave. in Long Beach at night. It sits between S.J. Abrams, Tailor, on the left and hotels on the right, and stands on the site of the old sheepherder's hut which was the first house in Long Beach. Built in 1924, it is a classic Beaux Arts building. Divided into three parts of base, midsection, and attic, it is faced in contrasting light marble and dark red brick and crowned with a classical cornice. The three-story base has a recessed entryway behind giant Corinthian columns. The ornament is classically derived.
1 photographic print :b&w
Photographic prints
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
Long Beach-Banks and banking-Security First National Bank; N-000-101 8x10
Security-First National Bank of Los Angeles
Banks and banking--California--Long Beach
Renaissance revival (Architecture)--California--Long Beach
Commercial buildings--California--Long Beach
Bank buildings--California--Long Beach
Night photographs
Long Beach (Calif.)
Raymond Granite Company, Inc
Curlett & Beelman
Time Period

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