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Finding Aid of the Sidney Eisenshtat papers

Finding aid prepared by Suzanne Noruschat, 2010

Summary Information

Repository
USC Libraries Helen Topping Architecture & Fine Arts Library
Creator - Architect
Eisenshtat, Sidney, 1914-2005
Title
Sidney Eisenshtat Papers
Collection no.
4000
Date
1935-1984
Extent
26.0 boxes, (32 linear feet) of project files, project-related materials, and memorabilia; and 54 drawers of architectural drawings and renderings.
Language
English
Abstract
USC alumnus Sidney Eisenshtat was a prolific Los Angeles architect best known for his innovative modern synagogues and Jewish educational buildings, although he also designed many noteworthy commercial structures and schools, as well as residential projects, during his long career spanning from the late 1930s to the early 1980s. In May 1999, USC received his collection of office and personal materials that includes project-related documents, correspondence, drawings, photographs, and ephemera.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Sidney Eisenshtat papers, Collection no. 4000, Helen Topping Architecture and Fine Arts Library, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

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Biographical Note

Sidney Eisenshat (1914-2005) enjoyed a long and distinguished career as an architect whose practice was based in Los Angeles. Born in New Haven, Connecticut, in 1914, Eisenshtat settled in Los Angeles in 1926 and graduated from the University of Southern California School of Architecture in 1935. In his early career, Eisenshtat worked on large projects for the United States Department of Defense and designed tract houses and retail stores in Los Angeles and surrounding Southern California communities.

After he established his own firm, Eisenshtat, an observant Orthodox Jew, devoted much of his practice to religious architecture, becoming an influential architect of modern synagogues, as well as Jewish academic buildings and community centers. In 1951, he designed his first major religious work, Temple Emanuel in Beverly Hills, which has often been compared to the work of Frank Lloyd Wright. He later built many other synagogues and centers for Jewish study, such as the Sinai Temple in Los Angeles (1953), the Brandeis-Bardin House of the Book in Simi Valley (1954), the Mount Sinai Temple in El Paso, Texas (1956), Hillel House at USC (1969), and the University of Judaism in Bel-Air (1977). For Eisenshtat, these commissions expressed his devotion to Jewish traditions and values and he therefore performed much of his work for religious communities gratis. Each of his projects was unique in form, yet all displayed a minimalist sensibility that is characteristic of modernism and a sculptural robustness that recalls the work of Expressionist architects such as Eric Mendelsohn, whose innovative synagogues Eisenshtat greatly admired. Like Mendelsohn, Eisenshtat designed buildings with walls of thin-slab concrete or brick that were virtually devoid of decoration, but that were highly expressive through the use of simple materials and plentiful natural light. Sculpture, mosaics, and stained glass were often incorporated into Eisenshtat's work, but these elements remained subservient to the overall architectural design.

Although his synagogues were among his most personal creations, Eisenshtat also applied his formidable talents as a designer to his many commercial projects. Until his retirement in the 1980s, Eisenshtat designed many noteworthy modern office buildings and other structures near the Wilshire Corridor in Beverly Hills, including the Friars Club (1959), which was a gathering place for many of the city's comedians and entertainers, and the Union Bank building (1960), which has become an unofficial neighborhood landmark.

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Scope and Content

The collection housed in twenty-six boxes and fifty-four drawers documents the professional career and life of Los Angeles architect Sidney Eisenshtat. The bulk of the collection consists of papers comprising correspondence with clients, engineering specifications, invoices, and cost calculations, among other kinds of records. The collection also contains a large number of drawings, renderings, and photographs relating to Eisenshtat's architectural projects, which range from his major religious and commercial works to his less well-known residential buildings.

Series 1. Religious Buildings encompasses all of Eisenshtat's religious architecture, including his designs for synagogues and mortuary buildings, as well as community centers and educational institutions having a religious focus. Forty-two works dating from 1949-1984 are included, along with a group of miscellaneous projects that went unrealized. The projects are arranged chronologically, and extensive documentation exists for such major commissions as Central (Westside) Jewish Community Center (1950), Temple Emanuel (1952), Sinai Temple (1953), University of Judaism (1953), Brandeis-Bardin House of the Book (1954), and Hillel House USC (1969). Papers, photographs, and drawings are contained in fourteen boxes and thirty-one drawers.

Series 2. Commercial and Residential Buildings covers all of Eisenshtat's commercial and residential work, including unbuilt projects, spanning from his earliest house design in 1936 to his last commercial construction in 1981. Arranged chronologically in eleven boxes and twenty-two drawers, the series contains papers and drawings for one hundred thirty-five projects, with extensive documentation for major works that include the Union Bank Building (1960) and the Sven Lokrantz School for Handicapped Children (1959-1977).

Series 3. Professional and Personal Memorabilia is devoted to ephemera and memorabilia relating to Eisenshtat's professional career as an architect, his involvement with various religious and civic communities, his activities as a student at USC, and his family history. In addition, the series includes interview tapes and general administrative records from Eisenshtat's office. These materials are housed in eight boxes.

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Arrangement

The collection is organized into three series: Series 1. Religious Buildings; Series 2. Commercial and Residential Buildings; and Series 3. Personal and Professional Memorabilia.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

USC Libraries Helen Topping Architecture & Fine Arts Library
2010
Watt Hall B-4
850 Bloom Walk
Los Angeles, California, 90089-0294
(213)740-1956
afa@usc.edu

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use. Advance notice required for access.

Conditions Governing Use

The collection contains published materials; researchers are reminded of the copyright restrictions imposed by publishers on reusing their articles and parts of books. It is the responsibility of researchers to acquire permission from publishers when reusing such materials. The copyright to unpublished materials belongs to the heirs of the writers. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

Custodial History Note

In April 1985, a portion of the collection was loaned to the Skirball Museum, largely consisting of his Jewish related projects (previously identified as SE1-SE50). In May 1999, the entire collection was relocated to the USC Helen Topping Architecture and Fine Arts Library, including all available commercial and residential projects (identified as SE51-SE200).

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Controlled Access Headings

Genre(s)

  • Architectural drawings (visual works)
  • Presentation drawings (proposals)
  • Renderings (drawings)
  • Specifications

Personal Name(s)

  • Eisenshtat, Sidney, 1914-2005 -- Archives

Subject(s)

  • Architecture, Modern--20th century--Archival resources
  • Architecture--California--Los Angeles--History--20th century--Archival resources
  • Jewish architecture--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources
  • Synagogue architecture--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources

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Collection Inventory

Series 1:  Series 1: Religious Buildings 

 Beth Jacob School, 1949 

Box Folder

 General project file 

1 1
Drawer

 Drawings 

1

 Central (Westside) Jewish Community Center, 1950 

Box Folder

 General project file 

1 2-3

 General specifications 

1 4

 Sound system & refrigeration specifications 

1 5

 Playground facility specifications 

1 6

 Foundation investigation 

1 7

 Articles 

1 8

 Memorabilia 

1 9

 Photographs 

1 10
Drawer

 Drawings 

1
Box

 Photographs 

22*

 Ritualarium (Mikvah), 1951 

Box Folder

 General project file 

1 11

 General specifications 

1 12

 Outline specifications 

1 13
Drawer

 Drawings 

2

 Glen Haven Crypts, 1951 

Box Folder

 General project file 

1 14
Drawer

 Drawings 

2

 Bnai Brith Youth House, 1951 

Box Folder

 General project file 

1 15
Drawer

 Drawings 

2

 Temple Emanuel, 1952 

Box Folder

 General project file 

1 16

 Foundation investigation 

1 17

 General specifications (revised) 

1 18

 General specifications (signed) 

1 19

 Structural design calculations 

1 20

 Articles 

1 21

 Promotional material 

1 22

 Photographs 

1 23
Drawer

 Drawings 

2, 54
Box

 Photographs 

22*, 24*
Oversize

 Framed artworks 

1*

 Sinai Temple, 1953 

Box Folder

 General project file 

1 24-25

 Certificates and change orders 

1 26

 General specifications 

1 27

 Structural design calculations 

2 1-2

 Foundation investigation 

2 3

 Articles 

2 4

 Memorabilia 

2 5

 Photographs 

2 6
Drawer

 Drawings 

3
Box

 Photographs 

22*

 Model 

19*

 University of Judaism, 1953 

Box Folder

 General project file 

2 7-9

 Master plan 

2 10

 Contract 

2 11-12

 Building design (1969-1975) 

2 13-14

 Building construction (1975-1977) 

2 15-16

 General specifications 

2 17

 Preliminary soil investigation 

2 18

 Soil and foundation investigation 

2 19

 Compacted fill 

2 20

 Slope stabilization 

2 21

 Foundation 

2 22

 Geologic investigation 

3 1-3

 Articles 

3 4

 Memorabilia 

3 5

 Photographs 

3 6
Drawer

 Drawings 

4-5
Box

 Photographs 

20*, 22*
Oversize

 Model 

1*

 Temple Israel Chapel, 1953 

Box Folder

 General project file 

3 7

 General specifications 

3 8

 Engineering 

3 9

 Photographs 

3 10
Drawer

 Drawings 

6

 Garden of Lebanon Sanitarium, 1953 

Box Folder

 General project file 

3 11
Drawer

 Drawings 

6

 Brandeis-Barden House of the Book, 1954 

Box Folder

 General project file 

3 12-13

 Certificates 

3 14

 General specifications 

3 15

 Landscape 

3 16

 Structural design calculations 

3 17

 Soils engineering 

3 18

 Geologic investigation 

3 19

 Proposed water system report 

3 20

 Articles and memorabilia 

3 21-22

 Photographs 

3 23

 Photographs of exterior 

3 24

 Photographs of interior 

3 25

 Photographs preliminary site and aerial 

3 26
Drawer

 Drawings 

6
Oversize

 Photograph 

1*
Box

 Model 

19*

 Mount Sinai Temple, 1956 

Box Folder

 General project file 

3 27-29

 General correspondence 

4 1-4

 General specifications 

4 5

 Articles and memorabilia 

4 6

 Photographs 

4 7
Drawer

 Drawings 

7-8
Box

 Model 

19*
Oversize

 Artwork 

1*

 West Coast Talmudical Seminary, 1956 

Box Folder

 General project file 

4 8

 Malinow and Silverman Mortuary, 1957 

Box Folder

 Certificates and change orders 

4 9-10

 General specifications 

4 11
Box Drawer

 Articles and memorabilia 

4 12
Drawer

 Drawings 

9
Box

 Photographs 

22*

 Beth Shalom, 1958 

Box Folder

 General project file 

4 13

 Photographs 

4 14
Drawer

 Drawings 

9

 Home of Peace Cemetery, Administration, 1959 

Box Folder

 General project file 

4 15

 General specifications and engineering 

4 16

 Photographs 

4 17
Drawer

 Drawings 

9

 Temple Emanuel Youth Center and School, 1960 

Box Folder

 General project file 

4 18

 General specifications 

4 19

 Structural design calculations 

4 20-22

 Foundation investigation 

4 23

 Articles 

4 24

 Promotional material 

4 25

 Photographs 

4 26
Drawer

 Drawings 

9
Box

 Photographs 

22*

 Beverlywood Jewish Center, 1960 

Box Folder

 General project file 

5 1

 Photos and memorabilia 

5 2
Drawer

 Drawings 

10

 Temple Beth El Youth Center and School, 1960 

Box Folder

 General project file 

5 3
Drawer

 Drawings 

10

 Shaarey Zedek Congretation, 1960 

Box Folder

 General project file 

5 4
Drawer

 Drawings 

10

 Jewish Home for the Aged, Chaminade, 1960 

Box Folder

 General project file 

5 5

 Beth Jacob Synagogue, 1960 

Box Folder

 General project file 

5 6
Drawer

 Drawings 

10
Box

 Finish sample 

14
Box Folder

 Jewish community memorabilia 

17 12

 Congregation Kneseth Israel, 1960 

Box Folder

 General project file 

5 7
Drawer

 Drawings 

10

 Beth Jacob Youth Center and School, 1961 

Box Folder

 General project file 

5 8-9

 General specifications 

5 10

 Engineering 

5 11

 Foundation investigation 

5 12

 Articles 

5 13

 Memorabilia 

5 14

 Photographs 

5 15
Drawer

 Drawings 

10

 Congregation Sinai, 1961 (unbuilt) 

Box Folder

 General project file 

5 16-17

 Photographs 

5 18
Drawer

 Drawings 

11

 Bnai David Synagogue, 1961 

Box Folder

 General project file 

5 19-21

 Construction 

5 22-23
Box Drawer

 General specifications 

5 24
Box Folder

 Revised specifications 

5 25

 Memorabilia 

5 26

 Photographs 

5 27
Drawer

 Drawings 

12-13, 54
Box

 Finish sample 

14
Oversize

 Artwork 

1*

 Mount Sinai Chapel, 1963 

Box Folder

 General project file 

6 1-2

 General specifications and engineering 

6 3

 Photographs 

6 4
Drawer

 Drawings 

14
Box

 Finish sample 

14

 Temple Israel, 1963 

Box Folder

 General project file 

6 5
Drawer

 Drawings 

15

 Sephardic Temple Tifereth Israel, 1963 (unbuilt) 

Box Folder

 General project file 

6 6

 Knox Presbyterian Church, 1964 

Box Folder

 General project file 

6 7-8

 General specifications 

9 9

 Engineering 

6 10

 Foundation investigation 

6 11

 Photos and memorabilia 

6 12
Drawer

 Drawings 

15

 Hillel House, USC, 1969 

Box Folder

 General project file 

6 13-14

 General specifications 

Box
6
Folder
15

 Landscape specifications 

6 16

 Structural design calculations 

6 17

 Photos and articles 

6 18
Drawer

 Drawings 

16
Box

 Photographs 

24*

 Great Synagogue, 1970 

Box Folder

 General project file 

6 19
Box Drawer

 Photos & Articles 

6 20
Drawer

 Drawings 

17

 Jewish Community Building, 1970 

Box Folder

 General project file 

6 21

 Home of Peace Crypts, 1971 

Box Folder

 General project file 

6 22

 General specifications and engineering 

6 23

 Soil investigation 

6 24

 Photographs 

6 25
Drawer

 Drawings 

18

 French Hill School, 1971 

Box Folder

 General project file 

6 26
Drawer

 Drawings 

18

 Adat Shalom, 1972 

Box Folder

 General project file 

6 27

 Congregation Beth Kodesh, 1975 

Box Folder

 General project file 

6 28
Drawer

 Drawings 

18
Box

 Photographs 

20*, 22*

 Temple Emet, 1977 

Box Folder

 General project file 

6 29

 Photographs 

6 30
Drawer

 Drawings 

18
Box

 Photographs 

20*

 Temple Bat Yahm, 1978 

Box Folder

 General project file 

6 31-32

 Negotiation 

7 1

 General specifications 

7 2

 Geotechnical investigation 

7 3

 Memorabilia 

7 4

 Photographs 

7 5
Drawer

 Drawings 

19-22, 54
Box

 Photographs 

20*-21*

 Hadassah House, 1979 

Box Folder

 General project file 

7 6
Box

 Photographs 

21*

 Bnai Zion 

Box Folder

 General project file 

7 7-9

 Correspondence 

7 10-11

 General specifications 

7 12

 Schedules and details 

7 13

 Geotechnical investigation 

7 14

 Memorabilia 

7 15

 Lawsuit 

7 16-18

 Photographs 

7 19
Drawer

 Drawings 

23-29, 54
Box

 Photographs 

21*

 Miscellaneous Projects, 1953-1976 

Box Folder

 General project file 

7 21-22

 Contact sheets and negatives 

7 23
Drawer

 Drawings 

30
Oversize

 Model (unidentified) 

1

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Series 2:  Series 2: Commercial and Residential Buildings 

 Dan Kohn House, 1936 

Box Folder

 General project file 

8 1
Drawer

 Drawings 

31

 Shop and Warehouse for M. Carson, 1936 

Box Folder

 General project file 

8 2
Drawer

 Drawings 

31

 Jerry Greenberg Store, 1937 

Box Folder

 General project file 

8 3
Drawer

 Drawings 

31

 Golden Gate Pharmacy Alterations, 1937 

Box Folder

 General project file 

8 4

 Herman Bernardelli Residence, 1938 

Box Folder

 General project file 

8 5
Drawer

 Drawings 

31

 J. Silver Residence, 1938 

Box Folder

 General project file 

8 6
Drawer

 Drawings 

31

 Fordyce Kendle Residence, 1939 

Box Folder

 General project file 

8 7
Drawer

 Drawings 

31

 Daniel Bulkin Apartment Building, 1939 

Box Folder

 General project file 

8 7
Drawer

 Drawings 

31

 Dr. N.W. Posner Residence, 1939 

Box Folder

 General project file 

8 9
Drawer

 Drawings 

31

 A. Snadow Residence, 1939 

Box Folder

 General project file 

8 31
Drawer

 Drawings 

31

 Melvin Spelins Residence, 1939 

Box Folder

 General project file 

8 11
Drawer

 Drawings 

31

 Alwyn St. Charles Restaurant Addition, 1944 

Box Folder

 General project file 

8 12
Drawer

 Drawings 

31

 Rosenson Projects, 1945 

Box Folder

 Kay's Building #4 

8 13
Box Drawer

 Kay's fixtures and miscellaneous 

8 14
Box Folder

 Kay's miscellaneous buildings and jobs 

8 15

 Kay's North Hollywood 

8 16

 Rosenson residence 

8 17-18

 Alhambra Medical Building 

8 19

 Barry Kusnick Residence, 1945 

Box Folder

 General project file 

8 20
Drawer

 Drawings 

31

 Furst Projects, 1945 

Box Folder

 General project file 

8 21

 Fife & Nichols Store Alterations, 1945 

Box Folder

 General project file 

8 22

 Capitol Brush Co. Wholesale & Offices Bldg/Lerner-Furst, 1946 

Box Folder

 General project file 

8 23
Drawer

 Drawings 

32

 Weisbart Bellflower Stores, 1946 

Box Folder

 General project file 

8 24

 Iron Foundry for A.W. Klachko, 1946 

Box Folder

 General project file 

8 25

 Justman Studios & Justman Housing Tract, 1946 

Box Folder

 General project file 

8 26

 Glen Walich's Music City, 1946 

Box Folder

 General project file 

8 27

 Wilshire Towers Medical Towers Remodel, 1946 

Box Folder

 General project file 

8 28

 Medical Diagnostic Assoc. Bldg. Alterations, 1946 

Box Folder

 General project file 

8 29

 Valley Hospital, 1946 

Box Folder

 General project file 

8 30

 Market Basket Store Bldg./Furst, 1947 

Box Folder

 General project file 

8 31

 Burke San Vicente, 1947 

Box Folder

 General project file 

8 32

 Thrifty Furniture Alterations, 1947 

Box Folder

 General project file 

8 33

 Harbour Apartments, 1947 

Box Folder

 General project file 

8 34

 Residence for M. & M. Joseph Harris and 1999 Alt. Mrs. Carole Oken, 1948 

Box Folder

 General project file 

8 35
Drawer

 Drawings 

33

 Rubin Marcus, 1948 

Box Folder

 General project file 

8 36

 Rosenson Stores/Sepulveda, 1949 

Box Folder

 General project files 

8 37-38

 Sperling Wilshire Office Building, 1949 

Box Folder

 General project file 

8 39

 La Popular Furniture Building Alterations, 1949 

Box Folder

 General project file 

8 40

 Townley Store Alterations, 1949 

Box Folder

 General project file 

8 41

 260 S. Beverly Drive Office Building/Krantz, 1950 

Box Folder

 General project file 

8 42
Drawer

 Drawings 

33

 Residence for Mr. & Mrs. Frank deMichele, 1950 

Box Folder

 General project file 

8 43

 Harris & Frank Bldg. Alterations, 1950 

Box Folder

 General project file 

8 44

 Stern, Frank, and Meyer Suite Alterations, 1950 

Box Folder

 General project file 

8 45

 National Furniture Co./Surkis, 1950 

Box Folder

 General project file 

8 46

 9350 Wilshire-Crescent Office Bldg./Kreedman, 1951 

Box Folder

 General project file 

9 1
Drawer

 Drawings 

33

 Residence for Mr. & Mrs. Louis Lerner, 1951 

Box Folder

 General project file 

9 2

 General specifications 

9 3
Drawer

 Drawings 

34

 6010 Wilshire Medical Office Building/Paul, 1952 

Box Folder

 General specifications 

9 4

 General project file 

9 5-6
Drawer

 Drawings 

34

 9850 Wilshire Office Building/Monte Bernstein, 1952 

Box Folder

 General project file 

9 7-8

 Residence for Mr. & Mrs. Irving Weisbart, 1952 

Box Folder

 General project file 

9 9

 General specifications 

9 10
Drawer

 Drawings 

35

 Furst Alhambra Store Building, 1953 

Box Folder

 General project file 

9 11

 Rand's Roundup Restaurant, 1953 

Box Folder

 General project file 

9 12

 Rosenson Stores/Sepulveda, 1954 

Box Folder

 General project file 

9 13
Drawer

 Drawings 

35

 Furst Vermont Store Alterations, 1954 

Box Folder

 General project file 

9 14

 Millard Josephs Medical Office Building Remodel, 1954 

Box Folder

 General project file 

9 15

 Lakewood Hospital, 1954 

Box Folder

 General project file 

9 16

 Brentwood Country Club Remodel, 1955 

Box Folder

 General project file 

9 17

 General specifications 

9 18
Drawer

 Drawings 

36
Box

 Photographs 

23*

 Residence for Alice & Sidney Eisenshtat/Motor Ave., 1955 

Box Folder

 General project file 

9 19
Drawer

 Drawings 

37

 Residence for Mr. & Mrs. Arthur Edmunds, 1955 

Box Folder

 General project file 

9 20

 Schlossberg-Leventhal Medical Building, 1955 

 General project file 

Box
9
Folder
21

 Associated Brewers Warehouse, 1955 

Box Folder

 General project file 

9 22

 Broadway Associates/Joseph Harris Stores & Parking Lot, 1955 

Box Folder

 General project file 

9 23

 Equitable Building Alterations, 1955 

Box Folder

 General project file 

9 24

 Mar Vista Bank, 1956 

Box Folder

 General project file 

10 1

 Sid's Feminine Fashion Store Alterations. 1956 

Box Folder

 General project file 

10 2

 Bennies Clubhouse Alterations, 1956 

Box Folder

 General project file 

10 3

 Dolgin Residence Remodel, 1957 

Drawer

 Drawings 

37

 Kratter Garage & Office Building, 1957 

Box Folder

 General project file 

10 4

 Dalren Medical Building, 1957 

Box Folder

 General project file 

10 5
Box

 Photographs 

24*

 Revlon Corp. Office and Factory Building, 1957 

Box Folder

 General project file 

10 6

 Metropolitan Life Insurance Building, 1957 

Box Folder

 General project file 

10 7

 Ahmed Suleiman Residence, 1958 

Box Folder

 General project file 

10 8
Drawer

 Drawings 

37

 H & K Office Building/Harris/Karz, 1958 

Box Folder

 General project file 

10 9
Drawer

 Drawings 

38

 Canon Clifton Office Building/Kreedman, 1958 

Box Folder

 General project file 

10 10

 Riviera Hotel Convention Center, 1958 

Box Folder

 General project file 

10 11

 Druckman Medical Office Building, 1958 

Box Folder

 General project file 

10 12

 Friars Club, 1959 

Box Folder

 General project file 

10 13-14

 Specifications 

10 15

 General specifications 

10 16

 Engineering 

10 17

 Foundation investigation 

10 18

 Photographs 

10 19

 Memorabilia 

10 20
Drawer

 Drawings 

39
Box

 Photographs 

23*

 Wilshire-Ogden Office Building, 1959 

Box Folder

 General project file 

10 21
Drawer

 Drawings 

40

 9171 Wilshire -Palm Office Building, 1959 

Box Folder

 General project file 

10 22
Drawer

 Drawings 

41
Box

 Photographs 

21*, 23*

 Sunset Edgemont Medical Building/Kaiser Permanente Foundation, 1959 

Box Folder

 General project file 

10 23
Drawer

 Drawings 

41

 Sunset Horn Office Building, 1959 

Box Folder

 General project file 

10 24

 Union Bank Building, 1960 

Box Folder

 General project file 

10 25

 Certificates and change orders 

10 26-27

 Tenants file 

10 28-29

 General specifications 

10 30

 Photographs 

10 31

 Memorabilia and articles 

10 32
Drawer

 Drawings 

42
Box

 Photographs 

23*

 8730 Wilshire-Lesser Office Building, 1960 

Box Folder

 General project file 

11 1
Drawer

 Drawings 

42

 Crenshaw Plaza Medical Center/Kreedman, 1960 

Box Folder

 General project file 

11 2
Box

 Photographs 

23*-24*

 Mills Office Building, 1960 

Box Folder

 General project file 

11 3

 Rox-San Medical Building, 1961 

Box Folder

 General project file 

11 4

 9777 Wilshire Triangle Center Office Building, 1961 

Box Folder

 General project file 

11 5
Drawer

 Drawings 

43-44

 Reiss Davis Clinic, 1961 

Box Folder

 General project file 

11 6

 Eisendrath Mixed Use Building, 1961 

Box Folder

 General project file 

11 7

 9300 Wilshire-Rexford Office Building, 1962 

Box Folder

 General project file 

11 8
Drawer

 Drawings 

45

 Capitol Brush Co. Warehouse & Addition, 1962 

Box Folder

 General projects file 

11 9-10

 South Beverly Drive Building/Suite for Sidney Eisenshtat, 1962 

Drawer

 Drawings 

45

 9436 Wilshire Baskin Continental Bank, 1963 

Box Folder

 General project file 

11 11

 Wilshire Gale Office Building, 1963 

Box Folder

 General project file 

11 12

 Gottlieb Apartment Building, 1963 

Box Folder

 General project file 

11 13

 Marlton School for the Deaf, 1964 

Box Folder

 General project file 

11 14

 Photographs 

11 15
Drawer

 Drawings 

46-47

 Beverly Hills Parking Structure No. 3, 1964 

Box Folder

 General project file 

11 16

 Felixson/Landmark Towers Apartments, 1964 

Box Folder

 General project file 

11 17
Drawer

 Drawings 

48

 Wilshire Beverly Drive Glendale Federal Savings, 1965 

Box Folder

 General project file 

11 18

 Office Building for Jack Warner, 1965 

Box Folder

 General project file 

11 19
Box

 Photographs 

23*

 Heritage Press/Brin, 1965 

Box Folder

 General project file 

11 20

 Archie Mayo Office Building, 1967 

Box Folder

 General project file 

11 21

 Wilshire Linden Parking Deck, 1967 

Box Folder

 General project file 

11 22

 Amelia Gray Stores Rodel Drive (Geary), 1968 

Box Folder

 General project file 

11 23

 Kaiser Foundation Building Elevator, 1968 

Box Folder

 General project file 

11 24

 Beverly Hills National Bank/Wells Fargo, 1969 

Box Folder

 General project file 

11 25-28

 Photographs and memorabilia 

11 29
Drawer

 Drawings 

48
Oversize

 Model 

1*

 Orthopedic Medical Building, 1969 

Box Folder

 General project file 

11 30
Drawer

 Drawings 

48

 Swedlow Plastics, 1969 

Box Folder

 General project file 

11 31

 144 S. Beverly Drive Office Building, 1971 

Box Folder

 General revisions 

12 1

 Engineering 

12 2

 Foundation investigation 

12 3

 General project file 

12 4
Drawer

 Drawings 

49

 9830 Wilshire-Western Fed. Corp. Headquarters, 1972 

Box Folder

 General project file 

12 5-7
Drawer

 Drawings 

50

 L.A. Otosurgical Group/ Dr. Victor Goodhill, 1972 

Box Folder

 General project file 

12 8

 Western Federal S&L Bank/Vermont, 1973 

Box Folder

 General project file 

12 9-10
Drawer

 Drawings 

50

 Western Federal S&L Bank/Wilshire, 1973 

Box Folder

 General project file 

12 11
Drawer

 Drawings 

50

 Beverly Hills High School Science Resource Center, 1973 

Box Folder

 General project file 

12 12
Drawer

 Drawings 

50

 Beverly Hills National Bank Office Building/Monte Bernstein, 1974 

Box Folder

 General project file 

12 13-14

 Horace Mann School Classrooms, 1974 

Box Folder

 General project file 

12 15
Drawer

 Drawings 

50

 Corporate Headquarters for Marshall Foods, 1974 

Box Folder

 General project file 

12 16

 Beverly Hills High School Physical Education Facility, 1976 

 Beverly HIlls High School Physical Education Facility, 1976 

Box Folder

 General project file 

12 21
Drawer

 Drawings 

50

 Meyer Stores/312-314 Rodeo Dr., 1976 

Box Folder

 General project file (314) 

12 17-18

 General project file (312-314) 

12 19-20
Drawer

 Drawings 

50

 434 North Rodeo Alterations, 1976 

Box Folder

 General project file 

12 22

 Sven Lokrantz School for Handicapped Children, 1959-1977 

Box Folder

 General project file 

13 1-5

 Certificates and change orders 

13 6-7

 Foundation investigation and geologic study 

13 8

 Cathodic protection system 

13 9

 Photographs 

13 10
Drawer

 Drawings 

51
Oversize

 Presentation poster 

1*
Box

 Photographs 

23*-24*

 Hughes Aircraft Co., 20 Various Projects, 1977 

Box Folder

 General project file 

13 11

 Western Federal S&L Bank/Ventura, 1978 

Box Folder

 General project file 

13 12
Drawer

 Drawings 

51
Box

 Photographs 

21*

 Calusa Chemical Co., 1978 

Binder Folder

 General project file 

13 13

 Castle Ltd. Addition, 1979 

Box Folder

 General project file 

13 14-16

 Pacific Title Investigation, 1980 

Box Folder

 General project file 

13 17

 Aerospace Corp. STS Flight Planning Laboratory (Tempest), 1981 

Box Folder

 General project file 

13 18
Box Folder

 Miscellaneous Projects, 1945-1964 

13 19
Box Folder

 General project file 

13 19

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Series 3:  Series 3: Professional and Personal Memorabilia 

 Financial/Employee Records 

Box Binder

 Project records 1950-1983 

15 1-3

 Employee records 1950-1984 

15 4
Box Folder

 Project records pre-1950 ("Office Bible") 

16 1

 Memorabilia and Schoolwork 

Box Folder

 Personal memorabilia and miscellaneous 

16 2
Box

 Handmade cards 

26*
Drawer

 Film reel, "Guidepost," 1-11-60 

54
Box Folder

 Biography 

16 3-4

 Family memorabilia 

16 5
Drawer

 Family tree 

54

 School Memorabilia - pre-high school 

16 6-7
Box

 Drawings 

25*

 School memorabilia - high school 

16 8-11
Box

 School memorabilia - USC 

16-17
Box Folder

 Notebooks and course materials 

16 12-16
Box Drawer

 Ephemera 

17 1-2
Drawer

 Schoolday drawings 

52-53
Box Folder

 Professional memorabilia 

17 3-6
Box

 Presentation portfolio of various projects 

26*

 Miscellaneous photos, certificates, etc. 

25*

 General community memorabilia 

17 7-8

 Jewish community memorabilia 

17 9-14
Box

 Interview tapes (Mar. 21, 1984-Feb. 11, 1985) and typescript summaries 

18

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