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Aerial view of downtown Los Angeles looking northwest toward the #110 Harbor Freeway on a clear day. Pershing Square is in the middle right of the photograph, with the Biltmore Hotel on its left. On the upper right, the Los Angeles Public Library's tower is visible, and the upper center shows the Mobiloil/Mobilgas building. Although there are dozens upon dozens of buildings in downtown, for decades no building in Los Angeles was allowed to exceed the height of City Hall, until 1957. It remained the tallest building in California from 1928-1964, at 28 stories tall (450 feet).
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00072374 Security Pacific National Bank Collection L.A.-Views, Panoramic-Central City CARL0000076583 http://184.108.40.206/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/114818
Los Angeles Public Library Millennium Biltmore Hotel (Los Angeles, Calif.) Mobil Oil Corporation Central business districts--California--Los Angeles Office buildings--California--Los Angeles Express highways--California, Southern Roads--Interchanges and intersections Aerial photographs Pershing Square (Los Angeles, Calif.) Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.) Interstate 110