Kindel Building

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Kindel Building
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Kindel Building is located in the Los Angeles metropolitan area
Kindel Building
Kindel Building is located in California
Kindel Building
Kindel Building is located in the US
Kindel Building
Location 1095 E. Colorado Blvd.,
Pasadena, California
Coordinates 34°8′47″N 118°7′40″W / 34.14639°N 118.12778°W / 34.14639; -118.12778Coordinates: 34°8′47″N 118°7′40″W / 34.14639°N 118.12778°W / 34.14639; -118.12778
Area less than one acre
Built 1927-28
Architect Bennett and Haskell
Architectural style Italian Renaissance Revival
MPS Early Automobile-Related Properties in Pasadena MPS
NRHP reference # 96000423[1]
Added to NRHP April 18, 1996

The Kindel Building is a historic automobile showroom at 1095 East Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena, California.

Description and history[edit]

It was built in 1927-28 as James H. Kindel's auto dealership. Pasadena architects Bennett and Haskell designed it in the Italian Renaissance Revival style.

The main facade of the building features five arches supported by Corinthian columns and extensive plate glass windows displaying the showroom's interior, and the entrance includes cast iron piers and a transom with an iron grille. The McDaneld Motor Company, the Bush-Morgan Motor Company, and the Howard Motor Company all used the building as a dealership, and it was later used as a body shop.[2]

The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places on April 18, 1996.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Goeken, Brian (September 28, 1995). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Kindel Building" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved August 13, 2013.  Accompanied by photos.
The building's entrance