Bradbury Building

Bradbury Building

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Bradbury Building is an architectural landmark in Los Angeles, California. The building was built in 1893 and is located at 304 South Broadway in downtown Los Angeles. The building was commissioned by Lewis Bradbury, for whom it is named. Bradbury was a Tajo silver mining millionaire who became a real estate developer in the later part of his life. He planned in 1892 to construct a five story building at Third Street and Broadway in Los Angeles, close to the Bunker Hill neighborhood. A local architect, Sumner Hunt, was first hired to complete a design for the building, but Bradbury dismissed Hunt's plans as inadequate to the grandeur of his vision. Bradbury then hired George Wyman, one of Hunt's draftsmen, to design the buildingshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 127g
  • Culp Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6134909912
  • 9786134909914