Los Angeles in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Fine Arts Building
Romanesque style. Architects - Walker and Eisen. Built 1927.
Declared 1974, Historic-Cultural Monument No. 125, City of Los Angeles, Cultural Heritage Commission, Cultural Affairs Department.
Erected 1974 by City of Los Angeles. (Marker Number 125.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music • Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the City of Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1927.
Location. 34° 2.941′ N, 118° 15.546′ W. Marker is in Los Angeles, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on 7th Street west of Flower Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 811 W 7th St, Los Angeles CA 90017, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. City National Plaza (approx. 0.2 miles away); Los Angeles Central Library (approx. ¼ mile away); Pacific Mutual Building (approx. ¼ mile away); Oviatt Building (approx. ¼ mile away); The Central LibraryLos Angeles Athletic Club (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Original Pantry Cafe (approx. 0.3 miles away); Variety Arts Center (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Los Angeles.
Regarding Fine Arts Building. This unique, 12-story building is one of downtown's finest architectural achievements. It was built to accommodate artists' studios, with a central exhibition hall. The two-story interior lobby has a large balcony-type gallery above. The walls are decorated with ceramic relief panels, small sculptural inserts, Batchelder tile, and seventeen showcases made of glass and bronze which display tenants’ paintings, sculptures and artwork.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 14, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 55 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 14, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.