Pacific Coast Architecture Database (PCAD)

Architects

Edelman, Abram

ID: 124
Full Name: Abram M. Edelman
Occupation: Architect
Gender: M
Nationality: US
Birth Date: 08/19/1863
Death Date: 09/02/1941
Family: Parents: Abram M. Edelman was one of six children of the pioneering rabbi, Abram Wolf Edelman (1832-1907), who presided over the Temple B'Nai Brith synagogue in Los Angeles; Abram M. Edelman was referred to in a number of sources as "Abraham M. Edelman" or "A.M. Edelman";
Biographical Information: Education: Education: he worked as an apprentice for various architects in San Francisco, CA;
Work History: Principal, Abram M. Edelman, Architect, Los Angeles, CA, 1880s-1920s;
Miscellaneous: The Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals has a birthdate of 1863 for Edelman;
Professional Awards: College: Received American Institute of Architects, Southern California Chapter award for 52nd Street School, 1925;
Countries: United States
Structures: 1st National Bank Building, Lemon Cove, CA - 1920 (12353)
1st National Bank of San Pedro #2, San Pedro, Los Angeles, CA - 1920 (12355)
Alhambra Air Terminal Building, Alhambra, CA - 1928 (2878)
Aronson, Solly, House, Los Angeles, CA - 1913 (3429)
Baruch, Berthold, House, Los Angeles, CA - (1107)
Black Office Building, Los Angeles, CA - 1911-1912 (2943)
Blanchard Hall, Los Angeles, CA - (1909)
Bleasley, Dr., House, South Pasadena, CA - 1924 (2880)
Breed Street Synagogue, Brick Building, Boyle Heights, Los Angeles, CA - (3434)
California State Normal School, 5th Street Campus, Los Angeles, CA - 1880-1881 (3448)
Casino Theatre Company Building, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA - 1903 (19276)
City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles Fire Department, Engine Company #24, Station #1, Los Angeles, CA - (1111)
Cohn, Kaspare, Hospital Association Buildings #2, Los Angeles, CA - (1176)
Congregation B'nai B'rith Temple #2, Los Angeles, CA - 1896 (1375)
Congregation B'nai B'rith Temple #3, Los Angeles, CA - 1929 (996)
County of Los Angeles, Jail #2, Los Angeles, CA - 1887 (3457)
Edelman, Abraham Wolf, House, Los Angeles - None (3428)
El Mio House, Los Angeles - None (3443)
Hamburger Building, Hamburger Playhouse, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA - (1930)
Hatch, Judge D.P., House, Garvanza, CA - 1887 (12450)
Hillcrest Country Club, Los Angeles, CA - (3430)
Hill, Dr. R. W., Building, San Pedro, Los Angeles, CA - 1916 (12356)
Hollenbeck Home for the Aged, Boyle Heights, Los Angeles, CA - 1896 (1588)
Los Angeles Convention Hall Project, Los Angeles, CA - (9583)
Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), 52nd Street School, Los Angeles, CA - 1924 (2879)
Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), Horace Mann Junior High School, Los Angeles, CA - 1930 (1377)
Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), Mann Junior High School, Los Angeles, CA - 1925-1926 (2927)
Mahar, Edward, Building #2, San Pedro, Los Angeles, CA - 1915 (3431)
Mappa Apartment House, Los Angeles, CA - (12449)
Remick Building, Los Angeles, CA - 1903 (3444)
Royal Packing Company Factory, Los Angeles, CA - 1913 (1110)
Shrine Civic Auditorium #2, Exposition Park, Los Angeles, CA - 1920-1926 (189)
Summerfield House, East Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA - 1887 (12451)
Theosophy Hall, Los Angeles, CA - 1927 (3442)
Weil Office Building, Los Angeles, CA - None (1109)
Publications: Breeze, Carla, American Art Deco Architecture and Regionalism, 246-249, 2003.
Gruber, Samuel D., American Synagogues A Century of Architecture and Jewish Community, 61, 2003.
Gruber, Samuel D., American Synagogues A Century of Architecture and Jewish Community, 60-67, 2003.
"Zimmerman and A. M. Edelman prepare plans for the terminal building at Alhambra Airport", Architect and Engineer, 30-37, 11/1930.
"California State Board of Architectural Examiners", Architect & Engineer, 135: 51-52, 10/1938.
"Edelman Obituary", Architect & Engineer, 144: 68, 3/1941.
"Alhambra Air Terminal Building", Architectural Forum, 712, 12/1930.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, "Shrine Civic Auditorium (Al Malaikah Temple), 1920-1926", Architecture in Los Angeles A Compleat Guide, 257, 1985.
Architecture of A. M. Edelman, 1906.
Withey, Henry F., Withey, Elsie Rathburn, Biographical Dictionary of American Architects (Deceased), 190, 1970.
Withey, Henry F., Withey, Elsie Rathburn, Biographical Dictionary of American Architects (Deceased), 189-190, 1970.
Withey, Henry F., Withey, Elsie Rathburn, Biographical Dictionary of American Architects (Deceased), 190, 1970.
"Baruch House notice", Builder and Contractor, 2, col 1, 02/14/1894.
"Aronson, Solly, House notice", Builder & Contractor, 18, col 2, 4/24/1913.
"Edelman and Barnett move to Black Building", Builder & Contractor, 6, col. 1, 5/1/1913.
Engh, Michael E., "'They pulled together': challenges to community-building in Los Angeles", Californians, 22-32, 05-06/1993.
Comprehensive report on the master plan of airports for the Los Angeles County Regional Planning District, 1940.
"The State Normal School at Los Angeles", Land of Sunshine, 134-136, 7/1899.
Los Angeles city and county guide book for tourists and strangers, 6: 3, 23, 1885.
"Hill Building, San Pedro, CA", Los Angeles Daily Journal, 2, col 1, 05/19/1916.
"Cohn, Kaspare Hospital plans", Los Angeles Daily Journal, 2, col 1, 10/15/1909.
"Hill Building, San Pedro, Los Angeles, CA", Los Angeles Daily Journal, 2, col 1, 05/27/1916.
"Remick Building, Los Angeles", Los Angeles Examiner, 43, 10/19/1904.
"School built on new design", Los Angeles Examiner, Part IV: 4, 4/18/1926.
"Casino Theater Building", Los Angeles Times, B1, 1903-07-19.
"No more 'branch'; our Normal School stands proudly independent", Los Angeles Times, 1, 3/18/1887.
"A.M. Edelman", Los Angeles Times, 2, 05/26/1887.
"To erect church", Los Angeles Times, 7/18/1920.
"Three Thousand More", Los Angeles Times, 19, 06/23/1900.
"Black Building marks new era", Los Angeles Times, part V: 1, 10/15/1911.
"The Normal School Commencement", Los Angeles Times, 1, 6/14/1887.
"The Normal School 1887", Los Angeles Times, 8, 6/17/1887.
"Plans for Hillcrest Country Club", Los Angeles Times, 1, 09/11/1921.
Lavender, David, Los Angeles Two Hundred, 217,
"Theatres of Los Angeles including Hollywood and more.", Marquee, 30: 1, 4-29, 1998.
"State Normal School", Out West, 196, 1-3/1909.
"Plans for the Dr. Bleazley residence, South Pasadena", Pacific Coast Architect, 30, 37, 41, 8/1925.
"Lemoncove First National Bank plans", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 13, col 2, 06/25/1920.
"San Pedro bank plans", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 2, col 1, 12/13/1911.
"First National Bank of San Pedro building permit granted", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 23, 06/11/1920.
"Mahar Building notice", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 33, col 3, 10/09/1915.
"First National Bank, San Pedro, plans", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 16, col 3, 03/05/1920.
"52nd Street School AIA SC award", Southwest Builder & Contractor, 45, col. 1, 2/20/1925.
"Breed Street Synagogue plans", Southwest Builder & Contractor, 11, col 3, 5/21/1920.
"Royal Packing Company Factory Notice", Southwest Builder & Contractor, 16, cols. 1 and 2, 03/29/1913.
"Edelman and Zimmerman prepare plans for building", Southwest Builder & Contractor, 60, col. 2, 10/31/1930.
"Mann Junior High School, Los Angeles", Southwest Builder & Contractor, 47, col. 1, 10/3/1930.
"Zimmerman Architectural Certification", Southwest Builder & Contractor, 12, 4/1/1921.
Morris, Dianne, "Wilshire Boulevard Temple and the Golden Age of Hollywood", The Church and the City: A Conference on the Aesthetic, Architectural, Historic, and Social Impacts and Contributions of Religious Institutions on American Urban Life,
"Cohn, Kaspare Hospital references", Western States Jewish Historical Quarterly, 8: 2, 136-138, 1/1976.
"Kaspare Cohn: a man who helped make Southern California", Western States Jewish Historical Quarterly, 23: 195-211, 4/1991.