CALIFORNIA BRICKS


CITY BRICK CO.

Marked face of the City brick
Donated by David Garcia

Brand Name: CITY B. Co.

Company: City Brick Co.

Brickyard Location: 1900 West Manchester Ave. (now 86th St.) and Western St., Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA

Operating Years: 1922-1928

Years Brick Made: 1922-1928

Type: Common brick

Description: Company's name in raised block letters within a shallow rectangular frog.

Comments: Not to be confused with an earlier company in Los Angeles by the same name which operated in Chavez Canyon, Los Angeles, from 1886 to 1900, but did not mark their bricks. For more information, see under "Brickmakers" the City Brick Company (Manchester Ave. Plant), Los Angeles.

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