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Long Beach in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

The Lafayette Complex

1928, 1929, 1948

 
 
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By Michael Kindig, August 19, 2013
1. The Lafayette Complex Marker
Inscription. A complex of three historic buildings in different architectural styles. The Campbell Apartments at 130 Linden were designed by Parker O. Wright and Francis Gentry in a Spanish Baroque style in 1928. The Lafayette Hotel was a premier art deco hotel designed by Cecil and Arthur Schilling in 1929. The international style addition was built in 1948. The three buildings became a Hilton Hotel in 1952 and residential condominiums in 1969. The Lafayette was a host hotel for the Miss Universe Beauty contest beginning in 1952.
 
Erected 1986 by City of Long Beach Cultural Heritage Commission.
 
Location. 33° 46.134′ N, 118° 11.158′ W. Marker is in Long Beach, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on Linden Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 140 Linden Avenue, Long Beach CA 90802, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Campbell Mural (here, next to this marker); The Broadlind Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Cooper Arms (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); US Post Office-Long Beach Main (approx.
The Lafayette Complex Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, March 20, 2014
2. The Lafayette Complex Marker
Marker is located on the left-hand side of the entrance to the Lafayette Complex.
0.2 miles away); Grand Army of the Republic Highway (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ranchos (approx. mile away); Long Beach Skating Rink (approx. 0.3 miles away); Long Beach Unity Society of Practical Christianity Church (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Long Beach.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 20, 2014, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 267 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 20, 2014, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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