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Title
Mayor’s Office in City Hall 1953
Contributor
Paul E. Wolfe (Photographer)
Date Created and/or Issued
1953
Contributing Institution
Burbank Public Library
Collection
Burbank City Government
Rights Information
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Description
View inside the Mayor’s office at City Hall in March 1953. The nameplate on the desk reads “W.W. Mansfield, Mayor.” Burbank’s City Hall was designed by architects William Allen and W. George Lutzi in the Streamline Moderne style, a type of Art Deco architecture (also sometimes described as “WPA Moderne”) that became popular in the 1930s and 1940s. Ground was broken across the street from the old city hall in 1941 and construction was completed in 1943. The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1996. “City of Burbank, California. Official Photograph No. 170. Title: Open House – City Hall. Place: Mayor’s Office. Date: March 1953. Photo taken by: Paul E. Wolfe.”--back of photo.
Type
Image
Format
nonprojected graphic
8¼ x 10 b&w print
Identifier
islandora:1282
local: cco01321
Subject
Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.)--1950s--Architecture--Art deco--Ashtrays--Bookcases--Chairs--Desks--Draperies--Interior decoration--Offices--Office furniture--Tables--Telephone--Windows
Relation
City Clerk's Office

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