Pacific Coast Architecture Database (PCAD)

Partners

Morgan, Walls and Clements, Architects

ID: 46
Partnership Name: Morgan, Walls and Clements, Architects
Position Title: Partnership
Firm Partners: Morgan, Octavius Weller, Sr.
Morgan, Octavius Weller, Jr.
Walls, John A.
Clements, Stiles O.
Notes: Firm operated in Los Angeles, CA. In business by 1925
Structures: 611 South La Brea Avenue Automobile Showroom, Los Angeles, CA - 1927 (10067)
Adamson, Merritt Huntley and Rhoda Rindge Adamson, House, Malibu, CA - 1928-1929 (289)
American Telephone and Telegraph Company (A, T and T), Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company, Office Building, Los Angeles, CA - 1911 (1858)
Bank of America National Trust and Savings Association, Branch, 6780 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA - (378)
Bank of Italy, Branch, Oceanside, CA - 1927 (10071)
Bank of Italy, Headquarters Building #1, Los Angeles, CA - 1920-1922 (11280)
Bank of Italy National Trust and Savings Association, Branch, Compton, CA - 1927 (11262)
Bank of Italy National Trust and Savings Association, Branch, Compton, CA - 1927 (10070)
Belasco Theatre #2, Los Angeles, CA - 1925-1926 (929)
Beverly Hills Unified School District, Beverly Hills High School, Beverly Hills, CA - 1926-1927 (11256)
Casa Camino Real, Los Angeles, CA - 1924 (11264)
Chapman Park Market, Los Angeles, CA - 1929 (1427)
Chapman Park Studio Building, Los Angeles, CA - 1928-1929 (11258)
Chouinard Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA - 1929 (10178)
Clements, Robert O., House, San Marino, CA - (5221)
Clements, Stiles O., House, Beverly Hills, CA - (11281)
Clements Supermarket - c. 1940 (844)
Coast Savings Bank, Main Office Building #1, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA - 1925-1926 (11270)
Cobb, Olive J., Building, Los Angeles, CA - 1923-1924 (686)
Coulter's Department Store, Wilshire Branch, Los Angeles, CA - (145)
DeHaven, Carter, Music Box Theatre, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA - 1926 (7588)
Dominguez-Wilshire Building, Los Angeles, CA - 1928-1930 (11269)
El Capitan Office Building, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA - 1924-1926 (17206)
El Capitan Theatre #1, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA - 1922-1926 (292)
Famous Department Store, Long Beach, CA - 1928-29 (2204)
Fuller Paint Company Warehouse, Los Angeles, CA - 1924-1925 (3997)
Highland Towers Apartments, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA - (1761)
Hite Building, Los Angeles, CA - 1923-1924 (11271)
Hollenbeck Home for the Aged, Boyle Heights, Los Angeles, CA - 1896 (1588)
Hollywood Cemetery, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA - 1900 (7052)
Hollywood Park Race Track, Turf Club, Los Angeles, CA - 1937 (2427)
Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF), Hall, Exposition Park, Los Angeles, CA - 1923-1924 (11368)
Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF), Hall, Van Nuys, Los Angeles, CA - 1924 (14105)
Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF), Hall, Watts, Los Angeles, CA - 1933 (14104)
KEHE Radio Building, Los Angeles, CA - 1936 (184)
Leimert Theatre, Los Angeles, CA - 1931 (3379)
Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), Jefferson, Thomas High School, Los Angeles, CA - 1936 (1571)
Mayan Theatre, Los Angeles, CA - 1926-1927 (301)
McKinley Building, Los Angeles, CA - 1927 (302)
Mullen and Bluett Department Store, Miracle Mile, Los Angeles, CA - 1947-1949 (10830)
Mullen-Bluett Department Store - None (310)
Murray, Arthur, Dance Studio, Los Angeles, CA - 1941 (306)
Owl Drug Store/Julian Medical Building, Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA - 1934 (377)
Pacific National Bank Building, Los Angeles, CA - 1925-1926 (3912)
Pellissier Building, Los Angeles, CA - 1930-1931 (226)
Pig 'N Whistle Restaurant, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA - 1927 (303)
Professional Building, Phoenix, AZ - 1929-1931 (11268)
Richfield Oil Company of California, Office Building, Los Angeles, CA - 1928-1929 (332)
Samson Tyre and Rubber Company, Los Angeles, CA - 1929-1930 (313)
Security 1st National Bank, 5209 Wilshire Boulevard Branch, Los Angeles, CA - 1929 (15574)
Story Building #2, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA - 1908 (299)
Thorpe Building, Los Angeles, CA - 1924 (16049)
Toberman Storage Company, Warehouse, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA - 1925 (7059)
Warner Brothers Western Theatre, Los Angeles, CA - 1930-1931 (225)
Publications: Sexton, R.W., "In California They Have Learned the Beauty of Unsurfaced Concrete", American Architect, 139: 2596, 50, 6/1931.
"Detail Models Facilitate Design", American Architect, 44-45, 05/1931.
Breeze, Carla, American Art Deco Architecture and Regionalism, 17, 2003.
Naylor, David, American Picture Palaces The Architecture of Fantasy, 219, 1981.
Naylor, David, American Picture Palaces The Architecture of Fantasy, 90, 104-105, 203, 218, 1981.
Naylor, David, American Picture Palaces The Architecture of Fantasy, 203, 217, 1981.
American Theatres of Today, 94-95, 1927.
American Theatres of Today, 80-82, 1927.
"Pershing Square Garage, Los Angeles", Architect and Engineer, 12, 03/1951.
"Richfield Building", Architect and Engineer, 92, 01/1930.
"McKinley Builiding", Architectural Digest, 6: 4, 80, 1928.
"Richfield Building", Architectural Digest, 7: 3, 13-15, 1929.
Mackertich, Tony, Mackertich, Peter, Architectural Expressions A Photographic Reassessment of Fun in Architecture, 32-34, 2001.
"The Richfield Oil Building, Los Angeles", Architectural Record, 67: 6, 505-510, 06/1930.
"Recent European Theaters", Architectural Record, 57: 229-244, 9/1932.
Marquis, Donald E., "Archaeologial Aspects of the Mayan Theatre of Los Angeles, California", Art and Archaeology, 29: 98-111, 124, 3/1930.
"Lincoln Heights Odd Fellows Lodge", Builder and Contractor, 7, col 3, 06/01/1911.
"Pacific National Bank building, Los Angeles", Builder and Contractor, 47, 01/02/1925.
Allen, Harris, "Terra Cotta Versus Terra Firma", California Arts and Architecture, 32-39 , 02/1930.
Rifkind, Carole, Field Guide to American Architecture, 221-222, 226-228, 1980.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, Guide to Architecture in Southern California, 77, 1965.
Haefele, Marc B., "City Limits: McKinley Assassinated!", LA Weekly, 13, 18-19, 01/30/1998-02/05/1998.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, Los Angeles An Architectural Guide, 269, 1994.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, Los Angeles An Architectural Guide, 253, 1994.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, Los Angeles An Architectural Guide, 235, 1994.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, Los Angeles An Architectural Guide, 234, 1994.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, Los Angeles An Architectural Guide, 234, 1994.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, Los Angeles An Architectural Guide, 203, 1994.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, "Toberman Storage Warehouse (now Bekins), 1925", Los Angeles An Architectural Guide, 158, 1994.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, Los Angeles An Architectural Guide, 284, 1994.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, Los Angeles An Architectural Guide, 259, 1994.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, Los Angeles An Architectural Guide, 262, 1994.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, "Security First National Bank of Los Angeles (now Security Pacific Bank Building), 1929", Los Angeles An Architectural Guide, 192, 1994.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, Los Angeles An Architectural Guide, 160, 1994.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, Los Angeles An Architectural Guide, 187, 1994.
Bernstein, Ken, "McKinley Building Update--When Preservation Efforts Fall on Deaf Ears", Los Angeles Conservancy News, 3, 11-12/1998.
Delvac, Barbara Hoff, "McKinley Building falls to demolition", Los Angeles Conservancy News, 1, 4, 3-4/1998.
"CRA to purchase Belasco Theater", Los Angeles Conservancy News, 7: 6, 1, 11-12/1985.
Hoff Delvac, Barbara, "Conservancy intervention halts demolition of McKinley Building", Los Angeles Conservancy News, 1, 5, 11-12/1997.
"Manufacturers take products straight to consumers", Los Angeles Daily Business Journal, 4, 12/10/1990.
"Black and Gold Color Motif on Oil Skyscraper", Los Angeles Examiner, Section IV: 3, 10/14/1928.
"New Clothing Store to Open Next Feb. 24", Los Angeles Times, 19, 02/10/1949.
"Mullen & Bluett to Open Miracle Mile Unit Today", Los Angeles Times, 14, 02/24/1949.
Hebert, Ray, "End Arrives for L.A.'s Richfield Building", Los Angeles Times, B4, 11/13/1968.
Ouroussoff, Nicolai, "Commentary; Failing a Landmark; When a school district's building plan hinges on demolishing a historic site, something is amiss", Los Angeles Times, F1, 07/15/2002.
"Downtown Structure to Be Guide: Richfield Building is the Second Tallest Building at this Date", Los Angeles Times, 2, 08/25/1929.
Piccalo, Gina, "A new generation savors the pleasures of city's first mall", Los Angeles Times, B1, B10, 10/21/2000.
"Obituary Stiles O. Clements", Los Angeles Times, 01/17/1966.
"West C of C Makes Beautification Awards Restored Wiltern Theatre, Fox Plaza in Century City, Capture Top Honors", Los Angeles Times, Home Edition: 5, 04/19/1987.
Shuster, Beth, "Building gets a monthlong reprieve", Los Angeles Times, B6, 12/18/1997.
Kinchen, David M., "1929-Vintage Market Will Get New Life", Los Angeles Times, 1, 06/12/1988.
"Architectural Display Set", Los Angeles Times, F5, 01/11/1959.
"Miracle Mile Designer Stiles Clements Dies", Los Angeles Times, 3, 01/16/1966.
"Remodeling Job on Richfield Building", Los Angeles Times, 17, 01/15/1953.
"Three Sites Designated as Historical Landmarks", Los Angeles Times, Home Edition: 12, 11/14/1985.
"The Citadel to Rise at Former Tire Plant Mixed-Use Project in Commerce to Retain Assyrian Facade", Los Angeles Times, 1, 03/22/1987.
"Increased Demand for Business Space Tempts Builders", Los Angeles Times, V1, 4 col. 3, 12/23/1923.
"Theatres of Los Angeles including Hollywood and more.", Marquee, 30: 1, 4-29, 1998.
Clements, Stiles O., "Some considerations in the design of small banks", Pacific Coast Architect, 11-26, 12/1928.
"Richfield Oil Building Neon Lighting", Southern California Business, inside back cover, 06/1930.
"Bank of Italy, Compton Branch", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 53, col 2, 10/07/1927.
"Bank of Italy, Oceanside Branch, plans", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 51, col1, 10/07/1927.
"Richfield Building", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 25, 08/08/1930.
"Richfield Building", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 26, 01/24/1930.
"Van Nuys Odd Fellows Hall plans", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 58, col 2, 03/07/1924.
"Bank of Italy, Compton Branch plans", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 53, col 2, 10/07/1927.
"Odd Fellows Lodge Plans Washington Blvd at Oak Street", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 52, col 2, 02/15/1924.
Southwest Builder and Contractor, 34, col 2, 05/12/1933.
"Odd Fellows Hall, Los Angeles", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 42, col 2, 11/09/1923.
Gebhard, David, The Richfield Building, 1928-1968, 1970.
"Richfield Building", Western Advertising, cover, 7/31/1930.
Williams, Diane, Wiltern: From Pastureland to Performing Arts Center, 1985.