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GREATER LOS ANGELES GROW
Business Blocks In New Districts and
Dwellings in the City and Sub.
urbs— Mechanics and Laborers
Work at Night
/ Our enntcrti friends spending the win
ter. In :.on Angelos miict bo inipreflßed
with the fnct that time In valuable In
the metropolis of Southern California
when they notice that- contractors In
order to witlsfy property owners are
compelled to enniiße double forces of
men to curry forward with greater
r>i i >iil It y Improvements under way.
particularly In the central business
dint i let. On several big jobs men have
been tit work duy nnd night, double
Hhlfts of operatives being required. A
deep basement on South Hroudwny whs
excavated In a short space of time
by the double force of men and teams
working strulght through the twenty
four hours. A leading phou firm. In
order to make good the notice of trnns
ft/r posted, had great things doing
night nnd day ut the corner of Kuurth.
nnd Uroadwny, with the result that
overythlng was In readiness for the
change on the day announced. An
other llrni, Harris & Frank, by engag
ing a contractor to work night and
dny, built a $10,000 annex to their
store on South tiprlng street and took
tiossesslon Inelde of ten days after the
fire. These urc but a few of the strike
ing examples of building activity In
J-os Angeles going to show that big
results can be speedily accomplished
In this growing city. All of the big
buildings In course of construction are
well under way, notably the Hotel
Alexandria, Levy's cafe, the Temple
auditorium, the Zahu building,, and
■ . Plans by Architects
• Among the now Improvements
planned by architects arc the follow
ing reported to the Uuildor and Con
j Morgan &. "Walls are preparing plans
of v three-story brick business build
ing to be erected for the Kerckhoff. es
tate on the north side ot East So enth
street between Main and Los Angeles
streets. The building will be 60x126
feet and the general construction will
be of sufficient strength to sustain a
seven-story structure. The building
has been leased to the Western Elec
tric company, of Chicago, one of the
largest concerns of its kind in . the
United States, which will establish a
branch house In this city; and plans
of a one-story brick and steel ex
change station for the Home Telegraph
and Telephone company, to be built at
Prospect Park. It will be 40x70 feet,
with iron truss roof and thoroughly
' fireproof throughout: also plans of a
two-story frame building to contain
two six-room flats for Mr. Wiley, to be
erected on Beaudry avenue and First
street and be up to date in all ap
J. Gather Newsom has prepared
plans of a handsome two-story, attic,
and .basement residence to.be erected
in the Crenshuw Heights tract for C. L.
Crenshaw. It will be in the combina
tion mission style, contain fourteen
rooms, entrance . and staircase halls,
three bathrooms, gymnasium, numer
ous closets, etc. It will be built on
a concrete foundation, and have ce
ment plaster exterior over expanded
metal lath; tile roofing, plate and art
glass windows, hardwood floors and
trim beam ceilings, dull brass stair
case, fire tile and stone mantels, hot
n.ir system of heating, etc. It will also
have up-to-date plumbing and elec
trical conveniences. -
The same architect .has plans of a
frame, bungalow to be built on Man
zanita Heights for Mrs. E. R. Dennis.
He has also plans of a two-story
and basement mission residence to be
built at Hollywood for J. R. Hubbard.
It will contain twelve rooms and have
beam ceilings, hardwood floors, O. P.
trim, built-in sideboard, buffet, seats,
etc. The exterior will have cement
plaster finish and tile roof.
He has also plans of an eight-room
residence' for J. C. Reinhard to be
built at the northwest corner of Ho
bart boulevard and Cambridge street.
It will have clapboard and shingle
llnish to exterior; the Interior, will be
conveniently arranged and all modern
He has also prepared plans oC a ho
tel building to be erected at Pacolma.
It will contain about twenty rooms.
Train & Williams are now receiving
estimates on Varney & Green's new
brick business building to be - erected
/■ yiear Third street and Central avenue.
, / The same architects have drawn
Vplans'for a five-room frame cottage
/;/ to , be buUt at Florencia Park for W.
W li. Honey. It will have rustic siding,
jri polished floors, pressed brick mantel,
electric lights, sideboard, etc. Yellow
pine will be used for finish.
They have also prepared drawings
for a five-story brick building 150x75
feet for the First National bank of
Long Beach, at the corner of Pine and
First streets. The present three-story
structure will be remodeled to con
form to the new addition, ground for
which the bank has acquired adjoining:
Its. present quarters. - The building
will be . divided Into office suites and
will be steam heated, have two eleva
tors, and other conveniences of on
up-to-date business building. The
[Citizens' Havings bank will occupy the
first story In conjunction with the
First Nutlonul bank.
d. 11. Ashby is erecting at 1830 West
Twenty-first Btreet an artistic six-room
He has also drawn plans for a two
story nine-room mission style resi
dence to be built in Highland View
terrace, Highland Park, for P. SI. Han
unman, it will have cement plusterod
exterior, tile roof, cement pillars and
porch. Yellow plno uhrl cedar will be
used for finishing. Polished floors.
modern plumbing, fireplaces, gas and
electricity are ulso specified.
Kavanaugh & Burnes will be ready
!n a few duyh to receive bids for the
construction of the building to be
erected on Vermont avenue near Pico
street for William Strickland. The
- building Is designed us an old folkH'
home. It will be two stories and base
ment and contain about forty rooms.,
with spacious dining room and recrea
tion room. A broad veranda with bal
cony above will extend along the en
tire front and one tilde of the building.
< Jus mid electricity and a modern sys
tem of plumbing art- provided for.
,C: si. Elder has drawn plans for
two frame cottages, one to be con
structed at the corner of Kellevue und
Philleo street, for Mrs. Nettle Paul,
and the other to be built ut the corner
of Sixteenth und Essex streets for
' Glenn F. Broome. These cottages will
be modern In every retipect, and tire
to be erected by the Lou Angeles In
vfßtment and Trust company.
F. M." Tyler has drawn plant for a
two-ntury t'lght-room frame rculdonce
to In* Ituilt on WVst Twenty-fourth
Htreet near Arlington avenue, for, W.
ii. Honi. It will liave uliingled, rustic
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MODERN OFFICE BLOCK ON SOUTH SPRING
CONTRACTOR NOW AT WORK,
Contractor Leonardt and a larg«l
force of men now are nt work on the
seven-story fireproof business and of
fice building planned some months ago
to occupy (ho lot on the southeast cor-:
ncr of South Spring nnd Sixth streets.
Fred Barman and Max Goldsmith are 1
furnlßhlng the funds for this $200,000
Improvement that will udorn that
prominent corner, only a block east of
the huge Paclfln Electric building. Tho
delay In beginning the work was caused
by the tardy orrtvnl of the structural
and half-beamed exterior; hardwood
floors, paneled walls, plato glass and
be steam heated.
He has also drawn plans for an
other eight-room residence for A. L.
Jurdan to be constructed on West
Twenty-second street near Arlington
avenue. It will have polished floors,
beamed ceilings, plate glass windows,
gas, electrlclay and furnnco heat.
J. C. Austin and F. O. Brown are
preparing plans of a two-story . eight
room . framo residence to be built on
Ocean View avenue for F. A. Green.
It will have hardwood floors, beam
ceilings, pine trim, clinker brick man
tels, high grade plumbing and elec
Charles E. Shattuck is preparing
plans for a five-room bungalow to be
built at Forty-fifth street and Bud
long avenue, for E. L. Earnes. It will
have brick foundation, resaw rustic
siding, tinted walls, brick manteli
beamed ceilings, buffet, etc.
FACTORY SITE PURCHASE
Plans for Industrial Enterprises in the
. ■ Southern Section of the
Abraham Jacoby has closed . a deal
for nine acres of factory site land ly
ing between Fifty-fifth street and
Slauson avenue, Alameda and Albaj
streets. ' The .acreage was sold by!
John G. White to Julius A. Abrahams !
and Oscar Schmidt, and the purchase
price was $17,500. Improvements con
elst of three frame dwellings.
The buyer will divide the land into
lots that will have an average frontage
of 215 feet and an average depth of
300, and offer them for sale as sites
for manufacturing plants, warehouses
and other Industrial concerns. The
Southern Pacific railway passes along
the eastern boundary of the tract, and
the Santa Fe along Its southern boun
dary, Insuring spur track facilities for
the establishments that are expected to
be located in the subdivision. Street
car facilities are afforded by the Long
Beach line of the Pacific Electric rail
way. Several selections of lots in the
tract are reported to have, been .-made.
Sunday the Best Day of All
Every homeseeker should go on our excursion to Watts Sunday., No man or woman looking for a lot should fall
to examine carefully Into the marvelous future value of property In this progressive junction city.
We founded the town two years ago, and realizing its future Importance as the only logical junction point
of the Santa Ana and the Long Beach electric lines, secured every foot then possible of valuable property.
Kvery purchaser of our lots has made money and will continue to realize handsomely by the steady advance
Every Lot, Is a Clean, Safe, Conservative Investment
And whether you want it for a home or a place to put a few dollars where they will . surely earn you money, there
la nothing better on the market anywhere today.
The Man of Moderate Means Should Profit by Watts
Because no matter how small his resources may be, he has a chance to share In the general advance denied
to him where large Investments of capital are demanded. As our property Is In tho heart of present develop-
ment, It must necessarily feel every upward tendency ot values years before outlying property will change.
$ 1 Down LotS $100 $1 Week
Free Excursions All Day
Step Into our Branch Office, right on the corfeer, 6th and Main, on your way to the Huntington Depot and get
free tickets to Watts and return, and then
Get Off at Watts
No $50 Lots But the Kind That Make You Money
Golden State Realty Co.
Paid Up Capital and Surplus Over Half a Million Dollars. Founders and Builders of
Watts, and the Largest Realty Dealers in the State of California.
421 South Spring Street Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES HERALD: SUNDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 17, 1905.
Rteel. Now all of tlin steel hna arrived
from the east and rapid progress will
be made by the builders.
The lot frontage on Spring street Is
00 feet, frontnffe on Sixth street 165
fpet to an alley. The deep bastment
will be fitted up In elaborate stylo and
tised for a cafo after the manner of
the IlrlKtol In the H. W. Hellman build-
The marble and granite entrance in
the block will be from Sixth street
and there will be nine store rooms on
the flrst floor facing Spring and Sixth
Btrents. Two nwlft elevators will be
installed for the use of the public.
The street fronts of the block will
BUY IN TOWN
OF ALPAUGH, CAL.
PURCHASE OF 11,000 ACRES
Eight Hundred Families to Settle in
the Beautiful and Productive San
Joaquin Valley for Homes
Alpaugh Is the name of the new
town In Tulare county, that was se
lected by the board of directors of the
California Home Extension associa
tion and was visited by 200 members
last week, all of whom are delighted
with the choice of their governing
Everything 1 will now be made ready
: for the 800 families, consisting of about j
: 3000 people, who will assemble in Los !
Angeles to go In a body to the new |
town and settle within a few weeks.
These settlers have purchased about
11,000 acres and all have agreed to place
valuable improvements on each and
every acre adjoining the townsite.
This settling of all the acreage will
make the new townsite of Alpaugh
very valuable and any one securing
one or more lots wil surely reap a good
profit, for values will rise very fast and 1
I high. I
There are not many lots in the new ■
townsite left, but there are many good
openings for business men in the new
townsite, for there will be from three
to five thousand people ready to do
business with when the people move to
The figure at which the town lots
be pressed brick and irranlte, with'
stone onps, and French plate glass for
all windows. The plans provide for an
iron stairway with marble treads from
| the bottom to the top floor; tile corrl
. dors, mahogany doors, sash and In
terior flnlßh throughout.
Thn clx upper floors will he subdi
vided for 186 offices, each fitted with
wash bowls for hot and cold water nnd
provided with gas and electrical fix
High pressure boilers will be Installei
to furnish steam heat, hot water and
power for the elevators.
The plans for the building wore
drawn by Architects Train & Williams.
tire placed will make them thn best
Investment that has been placed be
fore tho people hero and they will no
doubt be bought up nt once.
SALE OF ACREAGE
Prices Indicating Valuations of Prop
erty In the Vicinity of Los
Alexander Jonoa to James Smith of
Denver, sixty-four acres, unimproved,
situated one and one-half miles north
oC Covina, being the northeast corner
Ruddock avenue and Glendora avenue;
bought for nn Investment; consid
■Mrs. Blanche Ohaffee has sold to
Caldwell & Co. ten acres, unimproved,
on the northeast corner of Center
street and Melrose avenue for $17,500.
The acreage will be subdivided.
Mrs. Francis L. McCartney has sold
to A. D. Smith of Pomona a tract oC
thirteen acres In oranges on San Ber
. nardlno avenue, east of Mountain ave
nue. In the Loup & Meserve tract.
The Improvements consist of a new
six-room dwelling, good burns, out
buildings and -water rights. The gTant
or accepts In part payment. a ten-acrs
orange grove on Fourth and Louisa
streets. Pomona. The reported price
Bought In Palm Place
A. C. Bilicke has Bold to P. Wlnstel
lots 12, 14 and 16, block 5, Palm Place
tract, being 210 feet on Alvarado street
by 155 feet on Twelfth street to an
alley. Consideration $16,800. The pur
chaser will Improve the property with
a magnificent residence ot stone and
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Slightly damaged similes. 25c: Our
burlaps are heavier than others and can
bo painted; 7fl-lnch (not 72) natural. 20c;
36-inch dyed, 15c; 40-inch dyod, 20o:
just the thing between chair rails.
Moldings. 2c foot; best paint, $1.50 gral.
lon. Big reduction In wall paper. Try
our enamel, makes things shine like a
mirror; glazing and housa painting.
WALTER BROS., 627 S. Spring.
I Free Excursion |
I Sunday, Dec. 17 |
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0 Call at our office and get free tickets to our O
q new Tract, the Isabella. 20 minutes ride from <>
5 heart of city — Tropico, San Fernando Valley. ]?
O Large Lots, 50x178, and only $325 per lot. O
£ One-fourth down, balance $10 per month. q
O Chance of a Lifetime o
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| A. F. Webster & Co. J
4 302 Mason Building Fourth and Broadway 515 1
Jg| Phones-Home 5575, Main 4090 3 %
Long Beach - Right Where
AH the Big Things Are Doing'
The Inner Harbor tract directly adjoins the land owned by the $1,500,000 syndicate which
is to make a great free harbor between Long Beach and San Pedro. It is right in the
center of activity. Alongside runs the right of way of the new Pacific Electric road be-
tween Long Beach, Wilmington and San Pedro. For the past few days the newspapers
have been full of the developments assured in this vicinity.
Lots Are Selling Very Rapidly
Come Down Today
Free All fares refunded to purchasers of lots coming
Fores from points within 100 miles of Long Beach.
If you're going to make some money, along with other buyers in the Inner Harbor
tract, don't delay. Judging by present activity the tract will soon be sold ou'. Act at once
or you're likely to be disappointed. Right now you can share in the increase in values
here on a very small investment. But these conditions cannot continue long.
Butters ® Paul Investment Co.
215 East Ocean Avenue, Long Beach
TtlG LilTlit J an * tSth— Remember the Date!
Get in Line Before the Advance
of 20% Is Made on All Lob in
' West Hollywood ■
Buy now and you are assured of 20 per cent increase in value within thirty days.
High-cjass improvements, several elegant homes now under course of construction,
street improvements all completed, large water pipes laid, palms planted, a large expanse
of splendid scenery free with every lot.
Don't cramp yourself and family on a little dinky city lot when you can purchase large
villa lots in CRESCENT HEIGHTS for less money.
We are offering you the most beautiful location in California. Only a short ride from
the business center of the city, with an eight-minute car service.
Enuf said, you know what Hollywood is Come out with us today, or any time.
Free Tickets at Our Office Office Open Jill Bay Sunday
—NORTON & HAY=
318 West Third Street