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Hill Street and 7th, Pantages Theatre
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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View of 7th Street, west from Hill Street. The prominent building on the right corner is the Pantages Theatre; its large marquee is advertising the Ritz Brothers movie "Marriage License". The theater was designed by architect B. Marcus Priteca, and opened on August 16, 1920. Directly behind the Pantages is the Los Angeles Athletic Club, built in 1911 by Parkinson & Bergstrom. This building was notable at the time for being the first in Southern California to have a swimming pool on an upper floor. Other historical buildings visible in this photograph are: The Brack Shops, built in 1914; Union Oil Building and Roosevelt Building, both built in 1922 by Curlett & Beelman; the Real Estate Building; and The Brockman Building, built in 1911 by Barnett, Haynes & Barnett. Crowds of people and numerous cars and trolleys can be seen lining the streets and sidewalks.
1 photographic print :b&w
Photographic prints
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
L.A.-Streets-Hill and 7th; A-003-680 4x5
Brack Shops (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Brockman Building (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Athletic Club
Pantages Theatre (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Real Estate (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Roosevelt Building (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Union Oil Building (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Marriage License (Motion picture)
Motion picture theaters--California--Los Angeles
Marquees--California--Los Angeles
Central business districts--California--Los Angeles
Street-railroads--California--Los Angeles
Stores & shops--California--Los Angeles
Pedestrians--California--Los Angeles
Electric railroads--Cars--California--Los Angeles
Commercial buildings--California--Los Angeles
Signs and signboards--California--Los Angeles
Automobiles--California--Los Angeles
Cityscape photographs
Bergstrom, G. E.(George Edwin),1876-1955
Parkinson, John,1861-1935
Priteca, B. Marcus(Bernard Marcus)
Seventh Street (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Hill Street (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Barnett, Haynes & Barnett
Curlett & Beelman
Time Period

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