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Title
Central City district, Harbor Fwy, Pershing Square
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
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).
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00072374
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
L.A.-Views, Panoramic-Central City
CARL0000076583
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/114818
Subject
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
Source
Slade, Milton.

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