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Title
Post Office Terminal Annex and Union Station
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection;
Creator
Harris, L. Mildred
Date Created and/or Issued
1951
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.
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.
Looking northeast across Alameda Street towards, left to right, the Post Office Terminal Annex and Union Station. Dated October 30, 1951.
Type
image
Format
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm.
Photographic color slides
Identifier
00109990
L. Mildred Harris Slide Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection;
GPC_b94_f1_i46
CARL0005357578
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/123859
Subject
Union Passenger Terminal (Los Angeles, Calif.)
United States Post Office Terminal Annex (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Railroad stations--California--Los Angeles
Post office buildings--California--Los Angeles
Streets--California--Los Angeles
Electric lines--Poles and towers
Architecture--California--Los Angeles--Spanish influences
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments
Alameda Street (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Slides
Parkinson, John,1861-1935
Parkinson, Donald B.(Donald Berthold),1895-1945

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