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Clifford A. Balch, William Glenn Balch, John E. Costello, Percy Augustus Eisen, Burt William Johnson, Albert Raymond Walker

Active 1919-1941

Walker and Eisen based their partnership in Los Angeles, CA; in the 1920s and 1930s, they worked on many theatre designs with Clifford A. Balch;

PCAD id: 70


NameDateCityState
1st National Bank of Fullerton, Spadra Road Branch, Fullerton, CA1930-1931FullertonCA
537 South Broadway Office Building, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA1931Los AngelesCA
Alameda Theatre, East Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CAEast Los Angeles, Los AngelesCA
Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, CA 1919-1921Los AngelesCA
Bay City Guaranty Building and Loan Association, Santa Monica, CA1929-1930Santa MonicaCA
Beverly-Wilshire Apartment Hotel, Beverly Hills, CA1926-1928Beverly HillsCA
Breakers Hotel, Long Beach, CA1925Long BeachCA
Chamber of Mines and Oil Building, Los Angeles, CALos AngelesCA
City of Upland, City Hall and Police Station, Upland, CA1930UplandCA
El Cortez Hotel, San Diego, CA1926San DiegoCA
El Mirador Hotel, Palm Springs, CA 1927-1928Palm SpringsCA
Empire Theatre, Long Beach, CA 1922Long BeachCA
Fine Arts Building, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA1927Los AngelesCA
Four Star Theatre, Los Angeles, CA1931-1932Los AngelesCA
Hollywood Plaza Hotel, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA1924-1925Los AngelesCA
Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), Humphreys Avenue School, East Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA1924-1925Los AngelesCA
McCarty, Walter G., Office Building and Hotel Project, Los Angeles, CA1923Beverly HillsCA
Mid-Wilshire Office Building, Los Angeles, CA1936Mid-Wilshire, Los AngelesCA
National Bank of Commerce, Los Angeles, CA1929-1930Los AngelesCA
Normandie Hotel, Los Angeles, CA1925Los AngelesCA
Oviatt, James, Building, Los Angeles, CA1927-1928Los AngelesCA
Plaza Hotel, Los Angeles, CA1922-1924Los AngelesCA
Roosevelt Theatre, Los Angeles, CA1921El CentroCA
Saint Andrews Golf and Country Club Project, San Pedro, Los Angeles, CA1926Los AngelesCA
South Basin Oil Company Store and Office Building, Los Angeles, CALos AngelesCA
Sunkist Growers, Incorporated, Headquarters Building, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA 1935Los AngelesCA
Taft Building, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA1923Los AngelesCA
Title Insurance and Trust Company, Office Building #3, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA1928Los AngelesCA
Torrance Public Library, Central Library #2, Torrance, CA1936TorranceCA
United Artists Building, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA1927Los AngelesCA
United Artists Pasadena Theatre, Old Town, Pasadena, CA1931-1932PasadenaCA
United Artists Theatre, 5112 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CALos AngelesCA
United Artists Theatre, Berkeley, CA1931-1932BerkeleyCA
United Artists Theatre, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA1927Los AngelesCA
United Artists Theatre, El Centro, CA1930-1931El CentroCA
Valley National Bank, Tucson, AZ1929TucsonCA
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