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Title
Los Angeles County Central Heating and Refrigeration Plant, 1958
Creator
Haas-Haynie-Frandsen, Inc
Nishkian, M.A., engineer
Shrewsbury, Gene
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1954-10-25
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
Los Angeles Examiner Collection, 1920-1961
Rights Information
Contact: Special Collections, Doheny Memorial Library, Libraries, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189; specol@usc.edu
Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
USC Libraries Special Collections
University of Southern California
specol@usc.edu
Description
Photograph of a drawing of the Los Angeles County Central Heating and Refrigeration Plant at the Civic Center which opened on Thursday, 21 August 1958. The first of its kind in the nation, this complex octopus-like system carries heat and refrigeration to various county buildings. It was engineered and designed by M.A. Nishkian & Company, Consulting Engineers, Long Beach. The $ 3,500,000 structure was constructed by Haas-Haynie-Frandsen, Inc., General Contractors, Beverly Hills. Mechanical installations were by Scott Company of Southern California. "How it'll look -- Sketch shows a planned Central Heating Plant that'll furnish hot and cold air to the Civic Center buildings. Cost: $2,534,249." -- Examiner clipping attached to verso (of 3-1275-02805-7488), dated 25 October 1954.
Streetscape. Horizontal photography.
Type
image
Format
2 photographs : photoprints, b&w
photographic prints
photographs
art
Identifier
examiner-m3033
EXM-P-S-LOS-ANG-CIT-BUI-409
EXM-P-S-LOS-ANG-CIT-BUI-409a
http://doi.org/10.25549/examiner-m3033
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/EXM-P-S-LOS-ANG-CIT-BUI-409.jpg
Subject
Los Angeles--City--Buildings--Civic--Miscellaneous
M.A. Nishkian Company
Haas-Haynie-Frandsen Inc
Scott Company
Time Period
circa 1954-10-25
Place
-118.24539,34.05888
-118.2438,34.05665
-118.2457,34.05405
-118.24729,34.05739
California
Civic Center
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County Central Heating and Refrigeration Plant
USA
Source
3-1275-02805-7504; 3-1275-02805-7488 [Barcode]
EXM-P-S-LOS-ANG-CIT-BUI-409 [Original Filename]
Subjects 319 [Print Box]
University of Southern California [Contributing entity]
Relation
Los Angeles Examiner Photographs Collection, 1920-1961
Los Angeles Examiner Prints Collection, late 1920's - 1961
examiner-m4404

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