AKA: Montebello Unified School District, Suva Intermediate School, Bell Gardens, CA

Structure Type: built works - public buildings - schools - middle schools

Designers: Marsh, Smith and Powell, Architects (firm); Norman Foote Marsh (architect); Herbert James Powell (architect); David D. Smith (architect)

Dates: constructed 1946

6660 East Suva Street
Bell Gardens, CA 90201-1943

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The Suva Street School won an Honor Award from the Southern California Chapter of the American Institute of Architects in January 1947. The Awards COmmittee consisted of George B. Allison, Chair, Pierpont Davis, John Rex, and Byron Tharaldson; this committee invited John W. Root, FAIA, of Burnham and Root, Architects, Chicago, IL, Pietro Belluschi, Architect, Portland, OR, and Ernest Born, Architect, San Francisco, CA, to act as judges for the awards program that was halted between the years 1938-1946. Tel: (562) 927-2679 (2006);

PCAD id: 7228