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Los Angeles City Hall
Alternative Title
Works Progress Administration Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
Publication Information
Federal Writers' Project.; Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photo taken by the WPA for the book, "Los Angeles: A Guide to the City."
The building has a steel frame covered in granite-like terra cotta on California granite base. This Goodhue-esque structure has classical detailing at the base (Greek main entrance and Romanesque arcades); with a Moderne campanile-like tower influenced by Ziggurat construction. It was designed by associated architects Austin, Parkinson and Martin, and is located at 200 N. Spring Street, on the southeast corner of S. Spring and W. Temple streets in Downtown's L.A. Civic Center.
Los Angeles City Hall, as seen from Spring Street.
1 photographic print :b&w
Photographic prints
Works Progress Administration Collection
WPA 4142 4x5; A-001-570 4x5
Los Angeles City Hall (Los Angeles, Calif.)
City halls--California--Los Angeles
Streets--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments
Works Progress Administration Collection photographs
Austin, John C. W.(John Corneby Wilson),1870-1963
Parkinson, Donald B.(Donald Berthold),1895-1945
Parkinson, John,1861-1935
Spring Street (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Martin, Albert C.,1879-1960

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