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College Heights Lemon Packing House, 519-532 West First Street, Claremont, Los Angeles County, CA

College Heights Lemon Packing House, 519-532 West First Street, Claremont, Los Angeles County, CA



Significance: The College Heights Lemon Packing House is significant for its association with the commercial and agricultural development of Claremont, and with the development of the citrus industry in southern California. Additionally, the building is an excellent representative example of its functional type. The industrial process involved, as expressed in the construction and details of the building, becomes particularly important. Each section of the Packing House building served a particular specialized function and was integral to the overall operation of the facility.
Survey number: HAER CA-318
Building/structure dates: 1922 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1931 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1934 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1946 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1990 Subsequent Work



Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Dreher, Peter
Salazar, Julia
EIP Associates, contractor
Jackson-Retondo, Elaine, transmitter
Hill, Dennis, photographer
Brewster, Brad, historian


Claremont (Calif.)34.09426, -117.72138
Google Map of 34.0942565, -117.7213758


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