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City Hall tower provides panoramic view of metropolis
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Dean, Gordon
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
The photo was taken from the 25th floor at Los Angeles City Hall. Looking east, dominating the photo is a large gasholder (gasometer) of the Los Angeles Gas Company. Platforms of the Los Angeles Union Station can be seen on the far left center. The Hollywood/Santa Ana Freeway, lower left, can be seen in the middle of the photo. Boyle Heights is in the background. The upper left corner of the photograph is superimposed on the rest of the picture. Part of this photograph was superimposed on item #00134967 for publication. Photograph dated September 6, 1962.; See images #00134964 through #00134967 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 17 cm. on board 25 x 17 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Los Angeles Gas Company
Union Passenger Terminal (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Taix French Restaurant (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments
International style (Architecture)--California--Los Angeles
Urban landscape architecture--California--Los Angeles
Architecture, Modern
Railroad stations--California--Los Angeles
Restaurants--California--Los Angeles
Industrial facilities--California--Los Angeles
Buildings--California--Los Angeles
Lost architecture--California--Los Angeles
Express highways--California, Southern
Parking lots--California--Los Angeles
Streets--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles (Calif.)--Aerial views
Boyle Heights (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Santa Ana Freeway (Calif.)
United States Highway 101
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Aerial photographs
Panoramic views
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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