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John Gabriel Beckman, Philip W. Holler, Raymond McCormick Kennedy Sr., Mendel S. Meyer, Donald Reuben Wilkinson

Active 1923-1941

Firm Notes

This firm, founded in 1906 as "The Milwaukee Building Company" became known as "Meyer and Holler, Architects, Engineers and Builders" following World War I, in 1923. It operated primarily in Los Angeles, CA, and was busy designing office buildings and movie theatres during the 1920s; it had connections with many film-related companies and significant local developers including Robert Marsh (1871-1956) and the Chapman Brothers. The firm became overextended during the early 1930s, and a lawsuit brought by the producer King Vidor in 1932 worsened its financial straits. It declared bankruptcy on 10/10/1932 and was reorganized on 10/08/1934. Mendel S. Meyer retired in 1936, but the firm continued operations until it was formally dissolved on 04/15/1941.

PCAD id: 116


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