AKA: California Douglas Oil Company, Main Office Building #1, Los Angeles, CA

Structure Type: built works - commercial buildings - office buildings

Designers: Joshua H. Marks (building contractor)

Dates: constructed 1935, demolished 1968

Downtown, Los Angeles, CA 90071

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One record indicated that the offices of the Douglas Oil Company of California were located at 816 West Fifth Street in Los Angeles in 1962. See http://www.wdol.gov/aam/AAM41.txt (Accessed 03/03/2008)

Demolished; the Douglas Oil Company of California, headquartered in Los Angeles, owned three Southern California refineries and operated more than 300 service stations in the state and elsewhere in 1961; the Continental Oil Company (CONOCO) purchased the Douglas Oil Company of California in that year.

Demolished in 1968-1969. Demolished by the Cleveland Wrecking Company. After this was demolished in 1969, the company moved to leased space in the 530 West 6th Street Building, which also became known as the Douglas Oil Building.

PCAD id: 11284