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Title
Cahuenga Branch, exterior
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Public Library Legacy Photo Collection
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Exterior of the Cahuenga Branch of the Los Angeles Public Library, located at 4591 Santa Monica Boulevard. It was built with a $35,000 grant from Andrew Carnegie. Architect C.H. Russel designed this Italian Renaissance style building, which, at the time it opened in 1916, was intended to serve a community of workers in the then nearby orange and avocado groves and wheat fields.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00032768
Los Angeles Public Library Legacy Collection
C-1(925)
CARL0000036498
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/96985
Subject
Los Angeles Public Library.--Cahuenga Branch
Branch libraries--California--East Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Carnegie libraries--California--Los Angeles
Streets--California--East Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Street-railroad tracks--California--East Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Renaissance revival (Architecture)--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments
Russel, Clarence H
East Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Santa Monica Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.)

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