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Donald Berthold Parkinson, John Parkinson, Salvatore Cartaino Scarpitta, H. Herbert Stegman

Active 1920-1945

Firm Notes

Parkinson and Parkinson was one of the most prestigious firms in Los Angeles, CA, during its existence; John Parkinson died in 1935; in 1940, Parkinson and Parkinson had its offices in the Title Insurance Building, Los Angeles.

In 1927, John and Donald Parkinson operated a branch office in San Diego, CA, in the Spreckels Theatre Building, Room #665. (See San Diego, California, City Directory, 1927, p. 853.)

PCAD id: 86


NameDateCityState
Banks-Huntley Building, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA1929-1931Los AngelesCA
Broadway-Hollywood Store, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA1940Hollywood, Los AngelesCA
Bullock's Westwood Department Store #1, Westwood, Los Angeles, CA1932Los AngelesCA
Bullock's Wilshire Department Store, Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA1928-1929Los AngelesCA
City of Los Angeles, Public Library (LAPL), Branch #2, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 1940Los AngelesCA
City of Santa Monica, City Hall #2, Santa Monica, CA1938-1939Santa MonicaCA
Hayward Hotel, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA1905Los AngelesCA
Holmby Hall, Westwood, Los Angeles, CA1929Los AngelesCA
Los Angeles Gas and Electric Company, Headquarters Building, Los Angeles, CALos AngelesCA
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Exposition Park, Los Angeles, CA1921-1923Los AngelesCA
Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), Manual Arts High School, Los Angeles, CA1934-1935Los AngelesCA
Los Angeles Union Passenger Terminal (LAUPT), Los Angeles, CA1937-1939Los AngelesCA
Los Angeles Union Passenger Terminal (LAUPT), Restaurant, Los Angeles, CA1939Los AngelesCA
Miramar Hotel, Santa Monica, CA1921Santa MonicaCA
Pacific Coast Stock Exchange, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA1929-1931Los AngelesCA
Saks Fifth Avenue Store Building, Beverly Hills, CA1936-1937Beverly HillsCA
Title Guaranty and Trust Company, Main Office Building, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA1929-1931Los AngelesCA
University of Southern California (USC), Bovard, George Finley, Administration Building, Exposition Park, Los Angeles, CA1920-1921Los AngelesCA
University of Southern California (USC), Bridge Hall, Exposition Park, Los Angeles, CA1928Los AngelesCA
University of Southern California (USC), Law School Building #2, Exposition Park, Los Angeles, CA1926Los AngelesCA
University of Southern California (USC), Physical Education Building, Exposition Park, Los Angeles, CA1928Los AngelesCA
University of Southern California (USC), Science Building, Exposition Park, Los Angeles, CA1928Los AngelesCA
Wilshire Medical Building, Central Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA1927-1928Los AngelesCA
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