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Title
Laying cornerstone of Southern California Edison Building
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Creator
Mushet Photography
Date Created and/or Issued
1930
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Title supplied by cataloger.
A Los Angeles Times article dated June 6, 1930 partially reads, "Attended by scores of officials and employees, and marking the thirty-fourth anniversary of the incorporation of the West Side Lighting Company, predecessor of the Southern California Edison Company, the great corner-stone of the Edison company's limit-height office building at Fifth street and Grand avenue was laid yesterday by John B. Miller, chairman of the board of the company. The cost of the new building, now well on the way to completion and which will be one of the most imposing structures on the West Coast, together with the value of the site, is estimated at approximately $3,575,000." Mr. Miller is the gentleman on the right, hat in one hand and holding a silver trowel in the other.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;19 x 25 cm. on sheet 20 x 28 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00092745
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
GPC_b27_f1_i1
CARL0004994720
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/116053
Subject
Southern California Edison Company
One Bunker Hill Building (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Art deco (Architecture)--California--Los Angeles
Cornerstone laying--California--Los Angeles
Office buildings--California--Los Angeles
Building construction--California--Los Angeles
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Bunker Hill (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
P. J. Walker Company
Allison & Allison
Time Period
1921-1930

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