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Bakersfield in Kern County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Kern County Land Company Building

 
 
Kern County Land Company Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, February 12, 2012
1. Kern County Land Company Building Marker
Inscription. In 1894, four years after the formation of the Kern County Land Company, the firm built an office building that demonstrated its "Faith in the Future" of Bakersfield. The structure with outside walls of cream colored pressed brick, trimmed with gray sandstone and granite, was designed by architect Henry A. Schulze of San Francisco. By the 1950s the Kern County Land Company had outgrown the building and sold it in 1959.
 
Erected 1976 by Sponsored by: Tenneco West Inc. and Bakerfield Bicentennial Committee.
 
Location. 35° 22.592′ N, 119° 1.306′ W. Marker is in Bakersfield, California, in Kern County. Marker can be reached from 19th Street east of G Street, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1712 19th Street Bakersfield, Ca, Bakersfield CA 93309, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Standard Oil Company Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bank of Bakersfield (approx. 0.2 miles away); Livermore and Chester Store (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bakersfield Californian (approx. 0.2 miles away); Alphonse Weill Residence
Kern County Land Company Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, February 12, 2012
2. Kern County Land Company Building Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Arlington House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Brock's Department Store (approx. 0.2 miles away); Weill's Department Store (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bakersfield.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings
 
Kern County Land Company Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, February 12, 2012
3. Kern County Land Company Building Marker
Kern County Land Company Building image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, February 12, 2012
4. Kern County Land Company Building
Kern County Land Company Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, March 4, 2012
5. Kern County Land Company Building Marker
 
 
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