Tag: 1929

December 6, 2015 /

Bullock’s Wilshire was the first department store designed to accommodate the car. Huge artfully dressed windows faced the street to attract traffic and the entrance was in the back under a porte-cochere where liveried attendants parked your Nash or Packard. Architects John and Donald Parkinson – built 1929 – architectural…

October 6, 2012 /

Hettem’s on Vermont opening day 1931: Look at those light fixtures! If the Depression hadn’t wiped me out I may have gotten my De Soto out of the garage and headed over to the store. Another of the lesser known buildings by Morgan, Walls, and Clements – a car dealership…

August 12, 2012 /

Lindbergh made his famous flight in 1927. This photo is of a somewhat obscure movie actress, Gertie Messinger, posing at an art exhibit in Los Angeles with a bust of “Lucky Lindbergh” sculpted by Irene Hundt Rundquist.