Pacific Coast Architecture Database (PCAD)

Partners

Walker and Eisen, Architects

ID: 70
Partnership Name: Walker and Eisen, Architects
Position Title: Partnership
Firm Partners: Eisen, Percy Augustus
Walker, Albert Raymond
Dates: 1919-1941
Date Established: 1919-01-01
Date Dissolved: 1941-01-01
Notes: Walker and Eisen based their partnership in Los Angeles, CA; in the 1920s and 1930s, they worked on many theatre designs with Clifford A. Balch;
Structures: 1st National Bank of Fullerton, Spadra Road Branch, Fullerton, CA - 1930-1931 (15168)
Alameda Theatre, East Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA - (3150)
Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, CA - 1919-1921 (3810)
Bay City Guaranty Building and Loan Association, Santa Monica, CA - 1929-1930 (5164)
Beverly-Wilshire Hotel, Beverly Hills, CA - 1926-1928 (1595)
Breakers Hotel, Long Beach, CA - 1925 (2048)
Chamber of Mines and Oil Building, Los Angeles, CA - (5163)
City of Upland, City Hall and Police Station, Upland, CA - 1930 (5173)
El Cortez Hotel, San Diego, CA - 1926 (4609)
El Mirador Hotel, Palm Springs, CA - 1927-1928 (11569)
Empire Theatre, Long Beach, CA - (239)
Fine Arts Building, Los Angeles, CA - 1927 (1854)
Four Star Theatre, Los Angeles, CA - 1931-1932 (4891)
Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), Humphreys Avenue School, East Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA - 1924-1925 (12675)
McCarty, Walter G. Office Building and Hotel Project, Los Angeles, CA - 1923 (687)
Mid-Wilshire Office Building, Los Angeles, CA - (4018)
National Bank of Commerce, Los Angeles, CA - 1929-1930 (4607)
Oviatt, James, Building, Los Angeles, CA - 1927-1928 (516)
Plaza Hotel, Los Angeles, CA - 1922-1924 (4608)
Roosevelt Theatre, Los Angeles, CA - 1921 (18765)
South Basin Oil Company Store and Office Building, Los Angeles, CA - 1933 (11827)
Sunkist Building, Los Angeles, CA - 1935 (294)
Taft Building, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA - 1923 (9307)
Title Insurance and Trust Company Building, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA - (1120)
Torrance Public Library, Central Library #2, Torrance, CA - 1936 (4362)
United Artists Building, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA - 1927 (763)
United Artists Pasadena Theatre, Old Town, Pasadena, CA - 1931-1932 (11824)
United Artists Theatre, 5112 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA - (18757)
United Artists Theatre, Berkeley, CA - 1931-1932 (18758)
United Artists Theatre, El Centro, CA - 1930-1931 (11823)
United Artists Theatre, Los Angeles, CA - 1927 (758)
Valley National Bank, Tucson, AZ - (14088)
Publications: Breeze, Carla, American Art Deco Architecture and Regionalism, 241, 2003.
Naylor, David, American Picture Palaces The Architecture of Fantasy, 114-116, 218, 1981.
Hadley, Homer, "New Home of the California Fruit Growers Exchange", Architect & Engineer, 8-14, front cover, 2/1936.
"United Artists Theater and Office Building", Architect & Engineer, 94: 35-50, 67-71, 8/1928.
"Fine Arts Building", Architectural Digest, 6: 4, 37,
"Good Buildings Deserve Good Hardware Corbin", Architectural Record, 68: 3, 97, 09/1930.
"Sunkist Building Murals, 02/1936", California Arts and Architecture, 16-17, 02/1936.
"Sunkist Building Murals", California Arts and Architecture, 14-17, 2/1936.
"Maintaining a Legacy", Downtown News--Downtown Landmarks, 12, 11/07/2005.
Livernois, Joe, Hetzel the Photographer : Impressions of Imperial Valley, 30, 1982.
Schippers, Donald J., "Walker and Eisen: twenty years of Los Angeles architecture, 1920-1940", Historical Society of Southern California Quarterly, 46: 389,
Schippers, Donald J., "Walker and Eisen: twenty years of Los Angeles architecture, 1920-1940", Historical Society of Southern California Quarterly, 46: 371-394,
Schippers, Donald J., "Walker and Eisen: twenty years of Los Angeles architecture, 1920-1940", Historical Society of Southern California Quarterly, 46: 379,
Schippers, Donald J., "Walker and Eisen: twenty years of Los Angeles architecture, 1920-1940", Historical Society of Southern California Quarterly, 46: 379,
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, Los Angeles An Architectural Guide, 203, 1994.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, Los Angeles An Architectural Guide, 27, 1994.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, Los Angeles An Architectural Guide, 230, 1994.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, Los Angeles An Architectural Guide, 233, 1994.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, Los Angeles An Architectural Guide, 68, 1994.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, Los Angeles An Architectural Guide, 128, 1994.
"How 'Sunkist' Building will look when completed", Los Angeles Times, part I: 14, 04/21/1935.
"Many Playhouses Built", Los Angeles Times, D1, 09/13/1931.
"Increased Demand for Business Space Tempts Builders", Los Angeles Times, V1, 4 col. 3, 12/23/1923.
"Applications Filed for New Constructions", Los Angeles Times, 13, 12/24/1933.
"New Playhouse Building Done", Los Angeles Times, A11, 12/06/1927.
"Record for Speed Seen in Building", Los Angeles Times, E4, 07/17/1927.
Rasmussen, Cecilia, "Opulent building brought the arts to downtown", Los Angeles Times, B4, 03/14/2004.
"Building Front Will Be Unique", Los Angeles Times, E5, 04/03/1927.
"Actress to Start Work on Theatre", Los Angeles Times, A2, 02/25/1927.
Vincent, Roger, "L.A.'s Oviatt Building Sells for $9 Million", Los Angeles Times, C1, C7, 1/13/2004.
"Constructor of Sunkist Building will raze it", Los Angeles Times, Section K: 11, 11/7/1971.
Hebert, Ray, "Sunkist Building being torn down", Los Angeles Times, Part II: 1+, 1/19/1972.
"Theatres of Los Angeles including Hollywood and more.", Marquee, 30: 1, 4-29, 1998.
Swope, Christopher, "Family Values, Posterity's Loss", Preservation,
"United Artists Theatre 06/05/1931, El Centro, CA", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 53, col 1, 06/05/1931.
"United Artists Theatre 01/15/1932, El Centro, CA", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 60, col 2, 01/15/1932.
"United Artists Theatre 03/11/1932, El Centro, CA", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 41, col 3, 03/11/1932.
"United Artists Theatre 12/11/1931, El Centro, CA", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 49, col 1, 12/11/1931.
"United Artists Theatre 06/19/1931, El Centro, CA", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 56, 06/19/1931.
"Humphreys Avenue School plans", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 54, 11/14/1924.
"Architects Walker and Eisen prepare plans for new buildings", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 50, 07/04/1924.
Kim, Queena sook, "Fate of Faded Ambassador Hotel Divides Korean Groups", Wall Street Journal, B1, B8, 01/08/2003.