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Civic Center, L.A. River, Chávez Ravine, looking northwest
Alternative Title
Kelly-Holiday Mid-Century Aerial Photo Collection
Kelly, Howard D
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Aerial view of Los Angeles from an altitude of approximately 5,000 to 5,500 feet. View is looking northwest with the Civic Center at center, and City Hall's tower visible in the middle; 101 Freeway runs right to left through center (barely visible); 110 Freeway runs middle left to middle right (barely visible); Chávez Ravine is at middle (before Dodger Stadium was developed); Los Angeles River zigzags from bottom middle to upper left. The Verdugo and San Gabriel mountains can be seen in the background. Photograph dated November 26, 1955.
1 negative :safety ;12 x 14 cm.
Photographic safety negatives
Kelly-Holiday Mid-Century Aerial Collection
GPC_b22_f2_i5 (Photographic print); KHAF 227-12
Los Angeles City Hall (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Express highways--California, Southern
Streets--California--Los Angeles
Rivers--California--Los Angeles
Mountains--California, Southern
Express highway interchanges--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles (Calif.)--Aerial views
Chávez Ravine (Los Angeles, Calif.)
United States Highway 101
Los Angeles River (Calif.)
Interstate 110
Aerial photographs
Time Period

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