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Opening of the new West Hollywood Branch
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Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Designed by Honnold & Rex, this 4,000 sq. ft. branch, located at 1403 N. Gardner Street, was constructed of brick and stucco with a steel and wood roof. In 1987, the branch was renamed the Will and Ariel Durant Branch of the Los Angeles Public Library, and in 2005 a new branch on Sunset Boulevard replaced this structure.
Library and city representatives stand inside the newly completed second building of the West Hollywood Branch of the Los Angeles Public Library during its opening day celebration. From left to right are Katherine Laich (second from left), administrative assistant, Howard W. Wookey, Field Secretary to 2nd District councilman Earle Baker, and Harold L. Hamill, City Librarian. Photograph dated March 9, 1959.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
L.A.-Libraries-LAPL-Branches-West Hollywood Branch
Baker, Earle D
Laich, Katherine
Hamill, Harold L
Los Angeles Public Library.--West Hollywood Branch
Branch libraries--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Librarians--California--Los Angeles
City council members--California--Los Angeles
Architecture, Modern--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Honnold & Rex

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