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Rediscovering Downtown LA’s Grand Dame: The Eastern Columbia Building

The Eastern Columbia Building has been characterized as one of the “grand dames of Art Deco Streamline Moderne” in Los Angeles. Designed by Claud Beelman and completed in 1930, the thirteen-story building is built of steel reinforced concrete.

Boston Valley & Homer Laughlin China – Two American Ceramic Manufacturers

The Homer Laughlin China Co. was recently featured in NPR’s American Made Series as an excellent example of an American manufacturing company that has been in constant operation since it’s founding in 1873.