AKA: Newmark Block, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA; Music Arts Building, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA

Structure Type: built works - commercial buildings - office buildings; built works - commercial buildings - stores; built works - public buildings - assembly halls

Designers: Edelman, Abram M. Architect (firm); Abram M. Edelman (architect)

Dates: constructed 1906-1907

4 stories

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233 South Broadway
Downtown, Los Angeles, CA 90012

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Building History

In 1910, the Harris Newmark Building occupied a site on South Broadway south of 2nd Street. At this time, it contained several music-related businesses, including, the Blanchard Music Hall, J. W. Robinson Company, dealers in music and art,, and Bartlett Music Company, a merchant selling Weber Pianos.

In the 1880s, Harris Newmark worked in Los Angeles as a dealer in wool, grain, and hides.

PCAD id: 14822