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Title
Grand Avenue between 4th and 5th
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection
Creator
Hankey, Roy
Date Created and/or Issued
1982
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
View showing the four-lane Grand Avenue looking south. Several high-rise buildings can be seen throughout. On the right, a tall building under construction, and on the left, the PacBell Tower located at 420 S. Grand Avenue. John B. and Donald D. Parkinson built the 448-foot, 17-floor PacBell Tower in 1961, it was known as Pacific Telephone Microwave Tower then. The top of the building is a microwave tower that was used from 1961-1963. Today, it serves 1.3 million phone lines in the 213 area code for foreign long distance calls. Down below, a large, almost empty parking lot can be seen. Also prsent are: the Los Angeles Public Library, ARCO Tower, Crocker Bank Buildings, UBC (United California Bank) and Union Bank.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00068741
Roy Hankey Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection
L.A.-Streets-Grand.
CARL0000073026
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/125409
Subject
PacBell Tower (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Crocker Bank Tower (Los Angeles, Calif.)
United California Bank
Union Bank (Los Angeles, Calif.)
ARCO Plaza (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Public Library
Central business districts--California--Los Angeles
Office buildings--California--Bunker Hill (Los Angeles)
Streets--California--Bunker Hill (Los Angeles)
Grand Avenue (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Bunker Hill (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Parkinson & Parkinson

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