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Title supplied by cataloger. The Town House, also known as Sheraton Town House and Sheraton West, was designed by Norman P. Alpaugh and built in 1928. It consists of 13 floors, and boasts of having a mini-balcony on every floor and in each room. The structure is a City of Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument, and was added to the National Register of Historical Places in 1997, Building #96000821. Two separate addresses are listed for this property: 2959-2973 Wilshire Boulevard and 607-643 S. Commonwealth Avenue. Looking northeast across Wilshire Boulevard, just west of where it meets S. Virgil Avenue (left). To the left of the Foster and Kleiser TWA billboard is a sign for a Union 76 service station (not visible) and to the right of the billboard is the Sheraton Town House Hotel and Lafayette Park; the Bryson is in the upper right. Photograph dated January 12, 1950.
1 negative :safety ;13 x 18 cm. Photographic safety negatives
00104339 Blackstock Negative Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection; GPC_b47_f2_i23 CARL0005186415 http://22.214.171.124/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/117344
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