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Union Station
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection;
Harris, L. Mildred
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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John Parkinson and Donald B. Parkinson designed the 1939 Union Station, located at 800 North Alameda Street. The structure combines Spanish Colonial, Mission Revival, and Streamline Modern style, with Moorish architectural details. Gladding, McBean & Co made most of the tile in the station. It was named the Los Angeles Union Passenger Terminal (LAUPT) until Catellus Development, officially changed the name to Los Angeles Union Station (LAUS). The station was designated Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument #101 in 1972 and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Building #80000811 in 1980.; In 1968, the Methodist Headquarters Building was renamed the Biscailuz Building, in honor of Los Angeles County Sheriff Eugene Biscailuz, who had helped Christine Sterling in her struggle to save this historic section of Los Angeles.
Looking east across Alameda Street from one of the upper floors of the Methodist Headquarters Building, located at 125 Marchessault Street (renamed E. Sunset Boulevard and later Paseo de la Plaza), towards Los Angeles Union Station in June 1948. To the right of the station is a Los Angeles Gas Company gas holder (gasometer).
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm.
Photographic color slides
L. Mildred Harris Slide Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection;
Union Passenger Terminal (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Gas Company
Railroad stations--California--Los Angeles
Terminals (Transportation)--California--Los Angeles
Parking lots--California--Los Angeles
Automobiles--California--Los Angeles
Streets--California--Los Angeles
Art deco (Architecture)--California--Los Angeles
Architecture--California--Los Angeles--Spanish influences
Palms--California--Los Angeles
Electric lines--Poles and towers
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments
Alameda Street (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Parkinson, John,1861-1935
Parkinson, Donald B.(Donald Berthold),1895-1945

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