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Title
Memorial Coliseum and the Memorial Sports Arena, Exposition Park
Alternative Title
Kelly-Holiday Mid-Century Aerial Photo Collection
Creator
Kelly, Howard D
Contributor
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation
Date Created and/or Issued
1959
Publication Information
Welton Becket and Associates.; Kelly-Holiday
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Title supplied by cataloger.
Aerial view shows two major centers of interest, the Memorial Coliseum and the Memorial Sports Arena; view is looking northwest. The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, located at 3911 S. Figueroa Street, was officially opened on May 1, 1923 and was designed by John and Donald Parkinson; general contractor was Edwards, Widley & Dixon Company. The Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena, located at 3939 S. Figueroa Street, was officially opened on July 4, 1959 and was designed by Welton Becket; general contractor was L.E. Dixon Company. Figueroa Street can be seen from bottom left corner to middle right; the Harbor (110) Freeway runs across bottom right corner; Santa Barbara Avenue (later Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard) is seen from middle left to bottom middle. Photograph taken for Pioneer Flint Kote. Photograph dated June 12, 1959.
Type
Image
Format
1 negative :safety ;11 x 14 cm.
Photographic safety negatives
Identifier
00096472
Kelly-Holiday Mid-Century Aerial Collection
KHAF 513-7
CARL0005092630
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/6887
Subject
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Stadiums--California--Los Angeles
Dwellings--California--Los Angeles
Arenas--California--Los Angeles
Streets--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments
Figueroa Street (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Santa Barbara Avenue (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Interstate 110
Interstate 110--Aerial views
University Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
University Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)--Aerial views
Aerial photographs
Parkinson, Donald B.(Donald Berthold),1895-1945
Parkinson, John,1861-1935
Time Period
1951-1960

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