Eastern Columbian Lofts

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABB), was retained to provide investigation services for Eastern Columbia Lofts located at 849 South Broadway in the Broadway Theater District of downtown Los Angeles.

The Eastern Columbian building was built in 1930s in the style of Art Deco architecture and designed by Claud Beelman It is a 13-story building built of steel-reinforced concrete and clad in glossy turquoise terra cotta trimmed with deep blue and gold trim. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places and as a Los Angeles Historic Cultural Monument by the office of Historic Resources.

ABB provided the following scope: visual investigation, water testing, destructive testing, building evaluation, leak investigations, study of plaintiffs/defendants reports, research, preparation of reports, depositions, expert witness testimony and related services.