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PhotographÂ was edited for publication purposes Photograph caption dated April 27, 1948 partially reads, "Controversy grew out of this housing destruction after residents of area termed it 'criminal.' They seek city council action to prevent further acquisition." The article partially reads, "J. Andrew White, president of the Whitley Heights Civic association, disclosed details of the transaction in a communication to the city council to supplement testimony given at a public hearing on Monday before the council's public works and state, county and federal affairs committee on the freeway issue. White said the house formerly stood at 6786 Whitley Terrace. Because it was in the path of the proposed Whitley Heights section of the freeway, the State Highway commission acquired the structure and put it on the auction block. Terms of the auction required that the house be moved after the sale. White related that homes in the area are not the kind that can be propped on rollers and moved to new locations. For that reason, after being sold for only $855, it was immediately demolished."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm. Photographic prints
00115007 ValleyÂ Times Collection HCNVT_d016_f22_i31 CARL0005299584 http://220.127.116.11/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/49139
Dwellings--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles) Lost architecture--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles) Demolition--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles) Construction and demolition debris--California--Los Angeles Construction workers--California--Los Angeles Men--California--Los Angeles Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) Valley Times Collection photographs