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237-241 South Bunker Hill Avenue (House), Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA

237-241 South Bunker Hill Avenue (House), Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA

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Summary

Significance: Bunker Hill District was developed during the first waves of real-estate speculation and boom that came with the extension of Southern Pacific Railroad to Los Angeles in 1876, and the construction of the Santa Fe Railroad, completed in 1886; and came to an urgent abrupt recession with the bursting of the bubble in 1888. Large mansions of the wealthy, designed in the flamboyant styles that were the fashion of the time, were constructed on Bunker Hill, giving way in the 90s to homes for the professional class, and finally, after 1900, to residential hotels and apartment buildings...
Survey number: HABS CA-347
Building/structure dates: ca. 1890 Initial Construction

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
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Location

Los Angeles, California, United States34.05263, -118.24826
Google Map of 34.0526338, -118.2482614
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Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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