Heritage Broadway Architecture in LA Photos

Broadway is a downtown Los Angeles' historic street & heritage structures lay a few blocks to either side.

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Story Building. Los Angeles, CA.White terra-cotta details of Story Building. Los Angeles, CA.Los Angeles Theater. Los Angeles, CA.610 South Broadway with elaborate brown facade. Los Angeles, CA.
Story Building (1916) (10 floors) (610 West 6th St.). Los Angeles, CA. Style: Beaux Arts. Architect: Morgan, Walls & Clements.White terra-cotta details of Story Building. Los Angeles, CA.Los Angeles Theater (1931) (615 South Broadway). Los Angeles, CA. Style: Second Empire. Architect: S. Charles Lee.610 South Broadway with elaborate brown facade. Los Angeles, CA.
Details of 610 South Broadway. Los Angeles, CA.Schauber's Cafeteria. Los Angeles, CA.Palace Theater was formerly named Orpheum Theater. Los Angeles, CA.Terra-cotta panel of medieval flute player on Palace Theater. Los Angeles, CA.
Details of 610 South Broadway. Los Angeles, CA.Schauber's Cafeteria (1927) (620 South Broadway). Los Angeles, CA. Style: Spanish Colonial Revival. Architect: Charles F. Plummer.Palace Theater (1911) (630 South Broadway) was formerly named Orpheum Theater. Los Angeles, CA. Style: Second Empire. Architect: G. Albert Landsburgh.Terra-cotta panel of medieval flute player on Palace Theater. Los Angeles, CA.
Tower Theater. Los Angeles, CA.Former May Company Department Store. Los Angeles, CA.Details of former May Company Department Store. Los Angeles, CA.Orpheum Theater. Los Angeles, CA.
Tower Theater (1925-6) (Broadway at 8th). Los Angeles, CA. Style: Art Deco. Architect: S. Charles Lee.Former May Company Department Store (1881 & 1906) (Broadway at 9th). Los Angeles, CA.Details of former May Company Department Store. Los Angeles, CA.Orpheum Theater (1928) (12 floors) (842-6 South Broadway). Los Angeles, CA. Architect: G. Albert Landsburgh.
Eastern Columbia Building with turquoise terra-cotta. Los Angeles, CA.Art Deco top of Eastern Columbia Building. Los Angeles, CA.Eastern Columbia plus 9th & Broadway Buildings. Los Angeles, CA.Metalwork over portal of 9th & Broadway Building. Los Angeles, CA.
Eastern Columbia Building (1929) (13 floors) (849 South Broadway) with turquoise terra-cotta. Los Angeles, CA. Style: Art Deco. Architect: Claude Beelman. Art Deco top of Eastern Columbia Building. Los Angeles, CA. Eastern Columbia plus 9th & Broadway Buildings. Los Angeles, CA.Metalwork over portal of 9th & Broadway Building (1929) (13 floors) (850 South Broadway). Los Angeles, CA. Style: Art Deco. Architect: Claude Beelman.
Texaco / United Artists Theater Building. Los Angeles, CA.Former United Artists Theater entrance. Los Angeles, CA.Carved face above United Artists Theater entrance. Los Angeles, CA.Washington Mutual Building. Los Angeles, CA.
Texaco / United Artists Theater Building (1927) (13 floors) (929 South Broadway). Los Angeles, CA. Style: Art Deco & Spanish Revival. Architect: Walker & Eisen plus Charles Howard Crane. Former United Artists Theater entrance. Los Angeles, CA.Carved face above United Artists Theater entrance. Los Angeles, CA.Washington Mutual Building (Hill at 9th Streets). Los Angeles, CA.
Row of carved California figures on Washington Mutual Building. Los Angeles, CA.Carved Indian face on Washington Mutual Building. Los Angeles, CA.Garfield Building. Los Angeles, CA.Warner Brothers Downtown Building & Theater. Los Angeles, CA.
Row of carved California figures on Washington Mutual Building. Los Angeles, CA.Carved Indian face on Washington Mutual Building. Los Angeles, CA.Garfield Building (1928-30) (13 floors) (403 West 8th St.). Los Angeles, CA. Style: Art Deco. Architect: Claude Beelman. On National Register.Warner Brothers Downtown Building & Theater (now Jewelry Center Building) (1920) (8 floors) (Hill at 7th Streets). Los Angeles, CA. Style: Beaux Art. Architect: B. Marcus Priteca.
Gargoyle perches on Italianate building. Los Angeles, CA.Gargoyle on building at Main & 7th Streets. Los Angeles, CA.Upper stories of Hellman Commercial Trust & Savings Bank Building. Los Angeles, CA.Entrance columns of Hellman Commercial Trust & Savings Bank Building. Los Angeles, CA.
Gargoyle perches on Italianate building (NW corner of Main at 7th Streets). Los Angeles, CA.Gargoyle on building at Main & 7th Streets. Los Angeles, CA.Upper stories of Hellman Commercial Trust & Savings Bank Building (now Bank of America) (1924) (NE corner of Spring & 7th Streets). Los Angeles, CA. Style: Beaux Art. Architect: Schultze & Weaver.Entrance columns of Hellman Commercial Trust & Savings Bank Building. Los Angeles, CA.
I.N. Van Nuys Building. Los Angeles, CA.Pacific Coast Stock Exchange with sculptures by Salvatore Cartaino Scarpitta. Los Angeles, CA.Italianate building on NW corner of Hill & 6th Streets. Los Angeles, CA.Arcade Building. Los Angeles, CA.
I.N. Van Nuys Building (1910-1) (11 floors) (210 West 7th St.). Los Angeles, CA. Style: Beaux Art. Architect: Morgan & Walls.Pacific Coast Stock Exchange (1929-30) (618 South Spring St.) with sculptures by Salvatore Cartaino Scarpitta. Los Angeles, CA. Style: PWA Moderne. Architect: Samuel E. Lunden plus John Parkinson & Donald B. Parkinson.Italianate building on NW corner of Hill & 6th Streets. Los Angeles, CA.Arcade Building (1923) (12 floors) (541 South Spring St.). Los Angeles, CA. Architect: MacDonald & Applegarth.
Bradbury Building. Los Angeles, CA.Interior iron balconies of Bradbury Building. Los Angeles, CA.Open walkways of Bradbury Building used as a set for film Blade Runner. Los Angeles, CA.Elevator grillwork of Bradbury Building. Los Angeles, CA.
Bradbury Building (1893) (5 floors) (304 South Broadway). Los Angeles, CA. Architect: George H. Wyman. On National Register.Interior iron balconies of Bradbury Building. Los Angeles, CA.Open walkways of Bradbury Building used as a set for film Blade Runner. Los Angeles, CA.Elevator grillwork of Bradbury Building. Los Angeles, CA.
Million Dollar Theater. Los Angeles, CA.Details of entry arch of Million Dollar Theater. Los Angeles, CA.Ibis-headed Egyptian-style figure on Million Dollar Theater. Los Angeles, CA.
Million Dollar Theater (now Grand Central Square) (1917) (12 floors) (307 South Broadway). Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Albert C. Martin, Sr.. Details of entry arch of Million Dollar Theater. Los Angeles, CA.Ibis-headed Egyptian-style figure on Million Dollar Theater. Los Angeles, CA.

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