Los Angeles Public Library > Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection > Bryson Block

Image / Bryson Block

Have a question about this item? Contact Owner

Item Information. View source record on contributor's website.

Title
Bryson Block
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
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
The Bryson Block on the northwest corner of 2nd and Spring Streets. A maze of trolley car wires is in the foreground. The block was commissioned by John Bryson, Sr., Los Angeles mayor, and George H. Bonebrake, banker. The building was six stories plus a basement and contained a lodgeroom on the sixth floor. There was a court in the center of the building. The architects were Joseph Carter Newsom and Samuel Newsom and the building was completed ca. 1888.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00019231
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
L.A.-Buildings-Bryson Block.; A-001-464.3 4x5
CARL0000023154
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/88865
Subject
Commercial buildings--California--Los Angeles
Commercial strips--California--Los Angeles
Street-railroads--Wires and wiring
Newsom, Joseph C
Newsom, Samuel
Spring Street (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Explore related content on Calisphere: