Huntington Land and Improvement Company

Hide Profile

The Huntington Land and Improvement Company was the real estate company established in 1902 by Henry Edwards Huntington. Formed in large part to purchase, subdivide, and re-sell land surrounding the Pacific Electric and Los Angeles Railways, the company's vast property assets were used to secure financial backing for other Huntington business interests, including the Los Angeles Railway and Pacific Light and Power's Big Creek power plant. Managers of the company included George S. Patton, Sr. and William Dunn. The Company continued to buy and sell property into the 1960s.

From the description of Huntington Land and Improvement Company Collection of Photographs and Negatives [graphic], 1920s-1930s and undated (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 123502741

Historical Note

Henry Edwards Huntington established the Huntington Land and Improvement Company in 1902. It was his first real estate company formed in large part to purchase, subdivide, and re-sell land surrounding the Pacific Electric and Los Angeles Railways. Huntington used the company’s vast property assets to secure financial backing for his other business interests, including the Los Angeles Railway and Pacific Light and Power’s Big Creek power plant. Managers of the company included George S. Patton, Sr. and William Dunn. The Company continued to buy and sell property into the 1960s.

From the guide to the Huntington Land and Improvement Company Collection of Photographs and Negatives, ca. 1920s-1930s and undated, (The Huntington Library)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Ward, George Clinton. Papers of George Clinton Ward, 1847-1948 (bulk 1927-1936). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Huntington, Henry Edwards, 1850-1927. Papers of Henry Edwards Huntington, 1794-1970 (bulk 1840-1927). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Patton, George S. (George Smith), 1856-1927. Patton family papers, 1856-1934. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Huntington Land and Improvement Company. Huntington Land and Improvement Company Collection of Photographs and Negatives [graphic], 1920s-1930s and undated Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Patton Family Papers, 1856-1934 The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens Manuscripts Department
creatorOf Huntington Land and Improvement Company Collection of Photographs and Negatives, ca. 1920s-1930s and undated The Huntington Library
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Huntington, Henry Edwards, 1850-1927. person
associatedWith Patton, George S. (George Smith), 1856-1927. person
associatedWith Ward, George Clinton. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Pasadena (Calif.)
California--Eagle Rock (Los Angeles, Calif.)
California--Eagle Rock
California--Los Angeles County
Eagle Rock (Los Angeles, Calif.)
California--Pasadena
Alhambra (Calif.)
San Marino (Calif.)
California--Redondo Beach
California--San Gabriel
California--Alhambra
California
Highland Park (Calif.)
Redondo Beach (Calif.)
California--San Marino
Eagle Rock (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Redondo Beach (Calif.)
Pasadena (Calif.)
Alhambra (Calif.)
San Marino (Calif.)
California--Highland Park
Highland Park (Calif.)
Subject
Resorts--Photographs
Housing developments--California--San Gabriel--Photographs
Roads--Photographs
Roads--California--Alhambra--Photographs
Building construction--California--Los Angeles County--Photographs
Dwellings--California--Redondo Beach--Photographs
Dwellings--California--Pasadena--Photographs
Reservoirs--Design and construction--Photographs
Building construction--Photographs
Housing developments--California--Redondo Beach--Photographs
Roads--California--Eagle Rock (Los Angeles, Calif.)--Photographs
Dwellings--California--Eagle Rock (Los Angeles, Calif.)--Photographs
Roads--California--San Marino--Photographs
Dwellings--Photographs
Rivers--Photographs
Service stations--California--San Marino--Photographs
Dwellings--California--Highland Park--Photographs
Housing developments--California--Pasadena--Photographs
Housing development--Photographs
Rivers--California--Los Angeles County--Photographs
Real estate development--California--Los Angeles County--Photographs
Housing developments--California--Eagle Rock (Los Angeles, Calif.)--Photographs
Water--Distribution--Photographs
Reservoirs--California--Photographs
Roads--California--Highland Park--Photographs
Real estate development--Photographs
Service stations--Photographs
Occupation
Function

Corporate Body

Active 1920

Active 1930

Information

Permalink: http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w64z024b

Ark ID: w64z024b

SNAC ID: 28199309