Photograph (1953) of a drawing. "Architects' concept of new home to be occupied in 1957 by the Chamber. That the Chamber would move to new quarters was announced at the annual banquet early this year. The building, desinged by Earl T. Heitschmidt and Albert C. Martin and associates, architects and engineers, will be erected on Bixel Street, between Maryland and 4th Streets. A plan to finance the structure will be announce in".... -- typed note attached to verso, dated 17 October 1953.; Photograph (1953) of a drawing. "By 1957, the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce hopes to be in its new home (drawing of which is above) on Bixel Street between Fourth and Maryland. Plans call for glass-enclosed patio and flexible dining and meeting rooms." -- Examiner clipping attached to verso, dated 17 October 1953.; Photograph (1954) of a drawing. "Modern California architecture is design of proposed Chamber of Commerce Building to be constructed at Fourth and Bixel Streets. Thee will be 40,000 square feet of floor space in two floors and a 200-car parking lot will adjoin the planned structure. -- Opening of the campaign for funds to construct the new Chamber or Commerce building at Fourth and Bixel Streets was announced yesterday by Arthur C. Stewart, Union Oil Company vice president and chairman of the chamber's building committee. -- 'The Chamber's 5200 member firms and 14,000 individual members will contribute to the funds for the new headquarters building,' Stewart stated. 'The drive for the funds will open Monday.' -- 'Organized in 1888, the Chamber has given 66 years of outstanding community service and has occupied its present quarters at 1151 South Broadway since 1925.' -- The new building will have 40,000 square feet of floor space in its two stories, with a 200-car parking lot. Inside the building will be a 62-seat board room, three 50-seat committee rooms and six 25-seat conference rooms, expandable to larger capacity. -- It will be of modern California architecture and its central location near the major freeway interchange will afford easy access from all parts of the community, Stewart pointed out. -- Work will start as soon as sufficient funds are available, he added." -- Examiner clipping attached to verso, dated 26 April 1954.; Photograph (1955) of a drawing. "$1,000,000 headquarters for Los Angels Chamber of Commerce at Fourth and Bixel Streets gets started tomorrow with ground-breaking rites. Architect's drawing, above, shows modern style of structure. It will have 40,000 square feet." -- Examiner clipping attached to verso, dated 5 June 1955.; Photograph (1956) of a drawing. "Soon to move from its downtown location is the Chamber of Commerce. It is to occupy this new $1,000,000, two-story edifice on corner of Bixel and Fourth, west of the freeway." -- Examiner clipping attached to verso, dated 3 January 1956.; Streetscape. Horizontal photography.