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Larry Harnisch reflects on Los Angeles history

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May 31, 1908

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Above and at left, the "white and many-pillared mansion of commerce" opens at Broadway and 8th in Los Angeles.

According to The Times, Hamburger's Department Store was the largest building on the West Coast and had California's first escalator.
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In 1923, Hamburger's was sold to the May Co., which renovated the building in 1924.

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