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Title
La Plaza and Union Station
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection;
Creator
Harris, L. Mildred
Date Created and/or Issued
1962
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Title supplied by cataloger.
In 1968, the Methodist Headquarters Building was renamed the Biscailuz Building, in honor of Los Angeles County Sheriff Eugene Biscailuz, who had helped Christine Sterling in her struggle to save this historic section of Los Angeles.; 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.
La Plaza, La Plaza Methodist Church, the gazebo, the Methodist Headquarters Building and Union Station. Dated August 25, 1962.
Type
Image
Format
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm.
Photographic color slides
Identifier
00110204
L. Mildred Harris Slide Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection;
GPC_b94_f2_i60
CARL0005491979
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/124309
Subject
Biscailuz Building (Los Angeles, Calif.)
La Plaza United Methodist Church (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Union Passenger Terminal (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Plazas--California--Los Angeles
Office buildings--California--Los Angeles
Topiary work--California--Los Angeles
Railroad stations--California--Los Angeles
Trees--California--Los Angeles
Gazebos--California--Los Angeles
Methodist church buildings--California--Los Angeles
Lampposts--California--Los Angeles
Terminals (Transportation)--California--Los Angeles
Architecture--California--Los Angeles--Spanish influences
Art deco (Architecture)--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments
Los Angeles Plaza (Los Angeles, Calif.)
El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Slides
Parkinson, John,1861-1935
Parkinson, Donald B.(Donald Berthold),1895-1945
Time Period
1961-1970

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