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Continental Building

408 South Spring Street
Los Angeles CA United States

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Finished1903
Floor Count13
Basement Floors1
Units / Rooms57
Building Uses
 - residential
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - beaux arts
Materials
 - masonry
 - steel

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof151 ft

Description
The Continental Building was the first high-rise in all of Los Angeles. It's 150 foot height was made the official limit in the city until the late 1950s.

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Drawing by Christopher Bollinger
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