Structure Type: built works - commercial buildings - banks (buildings)

Designers: Parkinson and Bergstrom, Architects (firm); Walker, P.J., and Company, Building Contractors (firm); Donald Berthold Parkinson (architect); John Parkinson (architect); Percival J. Walker Sr. (building contractor)

Dates: constructed 1929-1930

5 stories

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409 West Olympic Boulevard
Downtown, Los Angeles, CA 90015

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The father-and-son, Los Angeles architectural firm, Parkinson and Parkinson, designed the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco's Los Angeles Branch in 1929. A later building was erected next door in the 1990s.

This stout, rectangular structure clad in limestone suggested solidity and security. It had the look of a WPA Moderne building before the Depression hit.

National Register of Historic Places (September 20, 1984): 84000843 NRHP Images (pdf) NHRP Registration Form (pdf)

PCAD id: 19429