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Title
Construction blocks sidewalk area
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Contributor
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
1962
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
Photograph was edited for publication purposes; Photograph was also used in an article dated January 23, 1962
Photograph article dated January 22, 1962 partially reads, "Homeowners along Wilkinson street in North Hollywood are seeking an ordinance that would prevent construction of buildings 'with no regard for the safety of pedestrians.' Don Duitz, representing Wilkinson avenue homeowners, has sent letters to Mayor Samuel W. Yorty and 1st District Councilman Everett Burkhalter pointing out that newly-constructed buildings in his area are blocking existing and proposed sidewalk areas. An apartment house has been built on the corner of Whitsett avenue and Erwin street, Duitz pointed out, 'making a narrow street for cars and no room for sidewalks.'" Pictured is an apartment building, at the corner of Whitsett Avenue and Erwin Street, constructed without allowing the necessary 30 feet from the center of Erwin Street to the building line that would allow for street widening and sidewalks.; See images #00130618 through #00130619 for all photos in this series.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00130619
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d035_f33_i27
CARL0005499915
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/61189
Subject
Building laws--California--Los Angeles
Sidewalks--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Streets--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Apartment houses--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Dwellings--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Street signs--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Stop signs--California--Los Angeles
Signs and signboards--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Automobiles--California--Los Angeles
Trees--California--Los Angeles
Electric lines--Poles and towers
Erwin Street (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Whitsett Avenue (Los Angeles, Calif.)
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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