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Title
Civic Center
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Title supplied by cataloger.
Los Angeles City Hall was designed by John and Donald Parkinson, John C. Austin, and Albert C. Martin, and was completed in 1928. The Federal Courthouse and U.S. Post Office Building was designed by architects Gilbert Stanley Underwood and Louis A. Simon and was built in 1937-1940, at a cost of over $8 million. Allied Architects designed the Hall of Justice in 1922.
View 2: Aerial view of Los Angeles Civic Center with City Hall, 200 N. Spring St., as the focal point. To the right of City Hall is the Federal Courthouse and United States Post Office building. Across from (behind) City Hall is the Hall of Records. The Hall of Justice is next to a partially graded hill, which still contains houses on top.
Type
image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;13 x 19 cm. on sheet 21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00076119
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
L.A.-Views, Aerial-Central City.; S-000-221.2 5x7
CARL0000079212
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/111110
Subject
Los Angeles County Hall of Records (Los Angeles, Calif. : 1911-1962)
Los Angeles County Hall of Justice
Los Angeles City Hall (Los Angeles, Calif.)
United States Court House and Post Office (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Courthouses--California--Los Angeles
Central business districts--California--Los Angeles
Municipal buildings--California--Los Angeles
Civic centers--California--Los Angeles
Streets--California--Los Angeles
City halls--California--Los Angeles
Lost architecture--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments
Aerial photographs
Austin, John C. W.(John Corneby Wilson),1870-1963
Parkinson, Donald B.(Donald Berthold),1895-1945
Parkinson, John,1861-1935
Martin, Albert C.,1879-1960
Simon, Louis A.(Louis Adolphe),d. 1958
Underwood, Gilbert Stanley
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Allied Architects Association of Los Angeles

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