Structure Type: built works - recreation areas and structures

Designers: Farquhar, Robert D., Architect (firm); Kelham, George William, Architect (firm); Robert David Farquhar (architect)

Dates: constructed 1928-1930

8 stories

538 South Flower Street
Downtown, Los Angeles, CA 90071

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This was the fourth home of the California Club in Los Angeles. The club’s first meeting space occupied the second story of the Tally-Ho Stables located at 1st and Fort (Broadway) Streets. The second meeting rooms were in the Wilcox Block (at 206 South Spring Street), and the third was a purpose-built building at 453 South Hill Street, completed in 1904. The fourth building, at 538 South Flower Street, was designed by architect Robert D. Farquhar, and completed between 1928 and 1930.

Building Notes

This California Club building stood 42 m. or 138 feet tall, organized on 8 floors.

Demolished; this building stood on the southern portion of the site occupied later by the Aon Building .

Los Angeles City Historical-Cultural Monument: ID n/a

National Register of Historic Places: 10000425 NRHP Images (pdf) NHRP Registration Form (pdf)

PCAD id: 3427