General Petroleum Building

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General Petroleum Building
General Petroleum Building, Los Angeles.JPG
General Petroleum Building, 2008
General Petroleum Building is located in California
General Petroleum Building
Location 612 S. Flower St., Los Angeles, California
Coordinates 34°2′58″N 118°15′24″W / 34.04944°N 118.25667°W / 34.04944; -118.25667Coordinates: 34°2′58″N 118°15′24″W / 34.04944°N 118.25667°W / 34.04944; -118.25667
Built 1949
Architect Wurdeman and Becket; Walker, P.J.
Architectural style Modern
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference #


LAHCM # 766
Added to NRHP June 22, 2004

The General Petroleum Building, also known as the Mobil Oil Building and the Pegasus Apartments, is a highrise building in Downtown Los Angeles that was built in 1949. It was designed by Becket and Wurdeman and P.J. Walker in the Modern architecture style. Later converted into apartments, it operated under the name Pegasus. In 2004, the building was added to the National Register of Historic Places based on architectural criteria.

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15.