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Third Los Angeles Times building on Broadway

Third Los Angeles Times building on Broadway

May 4, 1936: In a rooftop view looking down Broadway, the third Los Angeles Times building dominates the intersection at First St.  In the background at the left is the current Times building.

The third Los Angeles Times building opened on Oct. 1, 1912 — on the second anniversary of the bombing of the second Times building. It was used until the new Times Building was opened in 1935. The building was torn down in early 1938.

A copy of this photo by former staff photographer Howard Finley is on display in the Times’ Globe Lobby.

A previous post covered the 1910 bombing of the Los Angeles Times.

1 Comment

  1. December 13, 2012, 10:48 am

    Is there any chance you could let us in on who designed the new Times building seen here on the left. I am not quite sure what style that is and the reason for the outside buttresses in the upper roof sides. The building is now one of the classical structures of downtown but it's a wonder why the high center structure has no side windows in this sunny southern California climate. There are lots of design questions and I am sure someone in your historical department might shed some light on this.

    By: greytv

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