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Title
110 Harbor Freeway and Downtown Los Angeles, looking east
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
1955
Publication Information
Morgan, Walls & Clements.; Holabird, Root & Burgee.; Kelly-Holiday.; Gladding, McBean and Company
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.
The Statler Hilton Hotel, located between 7th and Wilshire was built by Holabird, Root & Burgee of Chicago. The Mobiloil/Mobilgas building, located at 612 S. Flower Street, was built by Gladding McBean & Co between 1947 and 1949 for $8,000,000. Richfield Oil Corporation, at 555 South Flower Street, was built in 1928 by Morgan, Walls & Clements; it was razed on November 1969 to make way for the Arco Towers. The Los Angeles Public Library, located at 630 W. 5th Street, was designed by architects Bertram G. Goodhue and Carlton M. Winslow and constructed between 1922-1926.
Aerial view of Downtown Los Angeles; view is looking east from over the Harbor Freeway (110). The Statler Hilton Hotel can be seen at the lower center, with the Mobiloil/Mobilgas building behind it and to the left, next to that is the Richfield Building (with tall antenna), and to its left is the Los Angeles Public Library. Photographed for Union Oil Company on October 25, 1955.
Type
Image
Format
1 negative :safety ;12 x 14 cm.
Photographic safety negatives
Identifier
00089012
Kelly-Holiday Mid-Century Aerial Collection
GPC_b21_f5_3 (Photographic print); KHAF 204-4
CARL0004939346
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/4968
Subject
Statler Hotel (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Public Library
Mobil Oil Corporation
Atlantic Richfield Co
Central business districts--California--Los Angeles
Express highway interchanges--California--Los Angeles
Commercial buildings--California--Los Angeles
Office buildings--California--Los Angeles
Express highways--California, Southern
Streets--California--Los Angeles
Hotels--California--Los Angeles
Interstate 110
Los Angeles (Calif.)--Aerial views
Aerial photographs
Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor,1869-1924
Winslow, Carleton M.,1919-
Martin, Albert C.,1879-1960
Parkinson, John,1861-1935
Time Period
1951-1960

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