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Robert Hall Orr

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In 1912, Orr operated a main office in Pomona, CA, and opened a branch in San Diego (10/1912).

He moved his practice to Los Angeles, CA, in the 1920s. In 1929, he had an office at 724 South Spring Street, Room #1309. (See Los Angeles Directory Company’s Los Angeles City Directory, 1929, p. 2338.)

PCAD id: 534

1st Baptist Church, Sawtelle, Los Angeles, CALos AngelesCA
1st Christian Church, Long Beach, CA Long BeachCA
1st Christian Church, Redondo Beach, CARedondo BeachCA
1st Methodist Church #1, Upland, CA1912-1913UplandCA
1st Presbyterian Church, San Diego, CA1912-1913San DiegoCA
Bethel Congregational Church, Ontario, CAOntarioCA
Calvary Baptist Church, Pasadena, CA1925PasadenaCA
Chinese Christian Mission, San Francisco, CA1914San FranciscoCA
Church of the Bretheren, LaVerne CALaVerneCA
Claremont National Bank, Claremont, CA1912-1913ClaremontCA
Excelsior Union High School District, Excelsior Union High School #1, Norwalk, CA1911NorwalkCA
Glendale Christian Church, Glendale, CA1921
Griffith, A.P., Block, Azusa, CA1894AzusaCA
Hollywood Christian Church, Los Angeles, CA1922Los AngelesCA
Japanese Christian Church #1, Los Angeles, CALos AngelesCA
Massie Home for the Aged, Pasadena, CAPasadenaCA
Mount Olivet Church, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA1920Los AngelesCA
Oliver, Charles D., House, Pomona, CA1911PomonaCA
Pilgrim Congregational Church #2, Pomona, CA1911-1912PomonaCA
Pomona College, Cruikshank Hall of Zoology, Claremont, CAPomonaCA
Pomona Unified School District (PUSD), Kaufman Junior High School, Pomona, CAPomonaCA
Pomona Unified School District (PUSD), Pomona High School #2, Pomona, CA 1922-1923PomonaCA
Stimson, Thomas Douglas, Building, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA 1893Los AngelesCA
Wilshire Boulevard Christian Church, MacArthur Park, Los Angeles, CA1922-1923Los AngelesCA
Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA), Downtown, Pomona, CA1920-1922PomonaCA
Orr, Robert H., "Sculptural Advertising", Architect and Engineer, 53, 10/1927. "Pomona High School", Architect and Engineer, 56-58, 06/1925. "Architect Robert H. Orr prepares plans for a $500,000 church building", Architect and Engineer, 112, 11/1924. "YMCA Building for Pomona", Architect and Engineer, 115, 1919-01. Azusa Herald and Pomotropic Golden anniversary, October 20, 1937; 50 years of progress, 7, 19, 1937. Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, Los Angeles An Architectural Guide, 203, 1994. "Unouri serves as Pastor", Los Angeles City Directory 1931, 1931. "Griffith Block Azusa remodeling 1910", Los Angeles Daily Journal, 2, col 1, 11/25/1910. "Oliver, Charles D., House, Pomona, CA", Los Angeles Daily Journal, 2, col 1, 12/04/1911. "Seattle Church", Los Angeles Times, 3, 04/29/1923. "Pilgrim Congregational Church #2, Pomona", Los Angeles Times, 8, 01/15/1911. "Excelsior Union High School plans, Norwalk", Los Angeles Times, 24, 10/29/1911. "Griffith Block Azusa remodeling 1920", Southwest Builder & Contractor, 12, col 1, 7/30/1920. "Orr plans Japanese Christian Church, 1913", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 12, col 1, 07/05/1913. "Mount Olivet Church plans", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 14, col 1, 01/09/1920. "Orr designs First Christian Church, Redondo Beach", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 21, col 3, 12/29/1939. "Plans for First Presbyterian Church, San Diego", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 24, col 2, 1912-05-25. "To Modernize; New Entrance; Four New Store Fronts, Robert Hall Orr, Architect", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 32, col 1, 1939-12-15. "First Baptist Church Community, Sawtelle, Los Angeles", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 49, col 3, 05/30/1924. "Plans for the Massie Home for the Aged, Pasadena", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 49, col 3, 05/30/1924. "Plans for Kaufman Jr. High School, Pomona", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 49, col 3, 05/30/1924. "Plans for a building at 936 Wall St.; R. H. Orr, architect", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 8, 07/10/1913. "First Presbyterian Church plans", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 18, col 2, 1912-10-03. "Orr plans Japanese Christian Church", Southwest Contractor and Manufacturer, 14, col 2, 03/14/1914. "Plans for Chinese Christian Church at San Francisco", Southwest Contractor and Manufacturer, 15, col 3, 03/14/1914. "Bethel Congregational Church, Ontario, California, Robert H. Orr, Architect, Los Angeles, California", Western Architect, 19: 7, np, 7/1913.