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Aerial view of Downtown Los Angeles, looking east
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
Date Created and/or Issued
Publication Information
Kelly-Holiday.; Holabird, Root & Burgee
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Aerial view of Downtown Los Angeles; view is looking east from over the Harbor Freeway (110). The Statler Hilton Hotel, located between 7th and Wilshire and built by Holabird, Root & Burgee of Chicago, is visible on lower middle. City Hall, built by John Parkinson and Albert C. Martin, Sr., can be seen in the distance on the left, and farther still, the Los Angeles River runs horizontally across the top. Photographed for Union Oil Company on October 25, 1955.
1 negative :safety ;12 x 14 cm.
Photographic safety negatives
Kelly-Holiday Mid-Century Aerial Collection
KHAF 204-19; GPC_b21_f5_i13 (Photographic print)
Los Angeles City Hall (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Statler Hotel (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Commercial buildings--California--Los Angeles
Office buildings--California--Los Angeles
Express highways--California, Southern
Streets--California--Los Angeles
Hotels--California--Los Angeles
Rivers--California--Los Angeles
Central business districts--California--Los Angeles
Express highway interchanges--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles (Calif.)--Aerial views
Los Angeles River (Calif.)
Interstate 110
Aerial photographs
Cityscape photographs
Martin, Albert C.,1879-1960
Parkinson, John,1861-1935
Time Period

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