Walker & Eisen Architecture Photos

Percy Augustus Eisen (1885-1946) & Albert Raymond Walker (1881-1958) partnered in Los Angeles in the 1920s & 30s. Major works are Fine Arts Building (1925), United Artists Building (1927), Title Insurance Building (1928), Beverly-Wilshire Hotel (1926), San Diego's El Cortez Hotel (1927) .

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Fine Arts Building. Los Angeles, CA.Arches over entrance of Fine Arts Building. Los Angeles, CA.Upper stories of Fine Arts Building mimic Cathedral of Lucca in Italy. Los Angeles, CA.Sculpture celebrating sculpture by Burt Johnson on Fine Arts Building. Los Angeles, CA.
Fine Arts Building (1927) (12 floors) (811 West 7th St.). Los Angeles, CA. Style: Romanesque. Architect: Walker & Eisen. On National Register.Arches over entrance of Fine Arts Building. Los Angeles, CA.Upper stories of Fine Arts Building mimic Cathedral of Lucca in Italy. Los Angeles, CA.Sculpture celebrating sculpture by Burt Johnson on Fine Arts Building. Los Angeles, CA.
Reclining male sculpture by Burt Johnson on Fine Arts Building. Los Angeles, CA.Winged lions & parrots carved in arches of Fine Arts Building. Los Angeles, CA.Gothic style carved poets around door of Fine Arts Building. Los Angeles, CA.Lobby interior of Fine Arts Building with murals by A.B. Heinsbergen. Los Angeles, CA.
Reclining male sculpture by Burt Johnson on Fine Arts Building. Los Angeles, CA.Winged lions & parrots carved in arches of Fine Arts Building. Los Angeles, CA.Gothic style carved poets around door of Fine Arts Building. Los Angeles, CA.Lobby interior of Fine Arts Building with murals by A.B. Heinsbergen. Los Angeles, CA.
James Oviatt Building with clock tower. Los Angeles, CA.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.
James Oviatt Building (1928) (13 floors) (617 South Olive St.) with clock tower. Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Walker & Eisen. On National Register.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.
Row of carved figures on United Artists Theater facade. Los Angeles, CA.Sculpted woman holding globe on United Artists Theater facade. Los Angeles, CA.Breakers Hotel + Landmark Square. Long Beach, CA.3rd Street Promenade with clock tower of Art Deco Bay City Building. Santa Monica, CA.
Row of carved figures on United Artists Theater facade. Los Angeles, CA.Sculpted woman holding globe on United Artists Theater facade. Los Angeles, CA.Breakers Hotel (1926) (13 floors) (210 East Ocean Blvd.) + Landmark Square (1991) (24 floors). Long Beach, CA. Architect: Walker & Eisen.3rd Street Promenade with clock tower of Art Deco Bay City Building. Santa Monica, CA.
Bay City Guaranty Building. Santa Monica, CA.Bay City Guaranty Building Art Deco clock tower. Santa Monica, CA.Bay City Guaranty Building Art Deco zigzag detail. Santa Monica, CA.Bay City Guaranty Building facade. Santa Monica, CA.
Bay City Guaranty Building (1929-30) (13 floors) (225 Santa Monica Blvd.). Santa Monica, CA. Style: Art Deco Moderne. Architect: Walker & Eisen.Bay City Guaranty Building Art Deco clock tower. Santa Monica, CA.Bay City Guaranty Building Art Deco zigzag detail. Santa Monica, CA.Bay City Guaranty Building facade. Santa Monica, CA.
El Cortez Hotel. San Diego, CA.


El Cortez Hotel (1927) (702 Ash St.). San Diego, CA. Architect: Walker & Eisen.



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