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"Lucy" rides the Red Line
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Neighborhoods Photo Collection;
Burkhart, Gerard
Part of the Los Angeles Neighborhoods Project. Made accessible through a grant from the Ralph M. Parsons Foundation
Date Created and/or Issued
Publication Information
Arthur Erickson Architects
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Character actress Suzanne La Rusch, portraying Lucy, doesn't break character when the Metro car she was riding gave a sudden lurch before starting its inaugural run. The Red Line subway was opened at the cost of $1.4 billion dollars. It runs 17.4 miles from Union Station to North Hollywood and has a daily ridership of 121,000 persons (statistics as of July 2000). Regular fares are $1.30 one-way and $2.70 round trip; Senior/Handicapped fares are $.45 one-way and $.90 round trip; children under 5 ride for free (fares as of February 1995). The architectural firm: Arthur Erickson Architects, Inc. Photograph dated June 23, 2000.
1 photographic print :b&w ;29 x 36 cm.
Photographic prints
Los Angeles Neighborhoods Collection;
GPC_b2_f1_i7; A-010-166 4x5
La Rusch, Suzanne
Metro Red Line
Metro Rail (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Subways--California--Los Angeles
Celebrity impersonators--California--Los Angeles
Actresses--United States
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Neighborhoods Collection photographs

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