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Title supplied by cataloger. JJohn B. and Donald D. Parkinson built the 448-foot, 17-floor Pacific Telephone Microwave Tower, located at 420 S. Grand Avenue, in 1961. The top of the building is a microwave tower that was used from 1961-1963. Today, known as the PacBell Tower, it serves 1.3 million phone lines in the 213 area code for foreign long distance calls. The cluster of office buildings for the telephone company at this location is known as the Madison Complex. The Pacific Telephone Microwave Tower as seen from Pershing Square on May 12, 1962. A glimpse of the Biltmore Hotel is seen on the left.
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm. Photographic color slides
00110198 L. Mildred Harris Slide Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection; GPC_b94_f2_i54 CARL0005491975 http://22.214.171.124/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/124258
Madison Complex (Los Angeles, Calif.) Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company Millennium Biltmore Hotel (Los Angeles, Calif.) Telephone companies--California--Los Angeles Office buildings--California--Bunker Hill (Los Angeles) Microwave antennas Trees--California--Los Angeles Palms--California--Los Angeles Parks--California--Los Angeles Hotels--California--Los Angeles Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments Pershing Square (Los Angeles, Calif.) Bunker Hill (Los Angeles, Calif.) Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.) Slides Parkinson & Parkinson