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David Clark Allison, James Edward Allison, William Henry Harrison, Benjamin Parker

Active 1910-1942

Firm Notes

Allison and Allison, Architects, operated in Pittsburgh, PA, before transferring their partnership to Los Angeles, CA, where it operated as Allison and Allison from 1910-1942; James Edward Allison was known to have travelled to California as early as 1903.

Allison and Allison operated their headquarters at 408 South Spring Street, Room #1405 in 1914. (See San Pedro and Wilmington, California, City Directory, 1914, p. 2509.)

In 1928, the firm was located in Room #1005 of the office building at 408 Spring Street. (See Los Angeles, California, City Directory, 1928, p. 2265.)

PCAD id: 138


NameDateCityState
13th Church of Christ, Scientist, Los Angeles, CA1930Los AngelesCA
1st Baptist Church #4, Los Angeles, CA1927Los AngelesCA
1st Congregational Church #5, Mid-Wilshire, Los Angeles, CA1930-1932Los AngelesCA
1st Unitarian Church #2, Los Angeles, CA1926-1928Los AngelesCA
Bank of Van Nuys Building, Van Nuys, Los Angeles, CALos AngelesCA
Burbank Unified School District, Burbank High School #2, Burbank, CABurbankCA
Calexico Civic Center Project, Calexico, CACalexicoCA
Calexico Union High School, Calexico, CACalexicoCA
California State Normal School, Fresno, Science Building, Fresno, CA1928FresnoCA
California State Normal School, Vermont Avenue Campus, Administration Building, Central Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA1918Los AngelesCA
California State Normal School, Vermont Avenue Campus, Central Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA1912-1920Los AngelesCA
City of Calexico, Public Library, Carnegie Library, Calexico, CA1919CalexicoCA
City of Los Angeles, Public Library (LAPL), Irving, Washington, Branch #1, Los Angeles, CA1926Los AngelesCA
Colton High School, Colton, CAColtonCA
Congregation B'nai B'rith Temple #3, Los Angeles, CA1929Los AngelesCA
Davis Community Church, Davis, CA1926DavisCA
Fowler Unified School District, Fowler Unified High School #1, Fowler, CA1920-1921FowlerCA
Friday Morning Club Building #2, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA1923-1924Los AngelesCA
Fullerton Joint Union High School District, Fullerton High School Project, Fullerton, CA1920FullertonCA
Janss Investment Company Building, Westwood, Los Angeles, CA1929Los AngelesCA
Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), East 7th Street School, Los Angeles, CA1920-1921Los AngelesCA
Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), Van Nuys High School, Van Nuys, Los Angeles, CA1922Los AngelesCA
Merced Union High School District, Merced Union High School, Merced, CAMercedCA
Monrovia Unified School District, Polytechnic High School and Manual Arts Building, Monrovia, CA1910MonroviaCA
Palo Alto Unified School District, Palo Alto High School, Palo Alto, CA1917-1918Palo AltoCA
Santa Monica School District, Santa Monica High School #2, Santa Monica, CA1920Santa MonicaCA
Santa Monica School District, Santa Monica High School, Greek Theatre, Santa Monica, CA1920-1924
Southern California Edison Office Building #2, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA1929-1930Los AngelesCA
Southern Seas Beach Club, Newport Beach, CA1926Newport BeachCA
Southwest Museum, Tunnel Entrance, Los Angeles, CALos AngelesCA
United States Government, Federal Office Building, Merced, CA1933MercedCA
United States Government, Postal Service (USPS), Main Post Office, Beverly Hills, CA1932-1933Beverly HillsCA
United States Government, Postal Service (USPS), Post Office, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA1937Los AngelesCA
University Club #3, Los Angeles, CA1920-1922
University of California, Los Angeles, Physics Building, Westwood, Los Angeles, CA1928-1929Los AngelesCA
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Administration Building #1, Westwood, Los Angeles, CA1926Los AngelesCA
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Administration Building #2, Westwood, Los Angeles, CA1937Los AngelesCA
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Campus Plan #1, Westwood, Los Angeles, CALos AngelesCA
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Kerckhoff Hall, Westwood, Los Angeles, CA1931Los AngelesCA
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Women's Gymnasium, Westwood, Los Angeles, CA1932Los AngelesCA
Wilshire Boulevard Congregational Church Project, Los Angeles, CA1922-1925Los AngelesCA
Women's Athletic Club, Los Angeles, CA1924Los AngelesCA
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