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Title
Wilshire Blvd. extension at Westlake Park
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1934
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Photo similar to 00073524.
Photo looks east across the lake at Westlake Park. Dotted lines show where Wilshire Blvd. extension will curve across north side of lake. Caption reads, "Work is being rushed today on the task of clearing away tall palm trees and shrubbery in Westlake Park to make way around the lake for construction of the Wilshire Boulevard extension to provide a highway linking Los Angeles' downtown district to the sea. Following the recent order of the state supreme court lifting an injunction against the project, the work has been resumed. Photo looking east across the park shows a construction scene. Dotted line indicates route the boulevard will take on a dirt fill aruond the lake and join Wilshire at Alvarado. Arrow points out where a canal will run under the road to form a lagoon at the north." Photo dated: May 5, 1934.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00073528
Herald Examiner Collection
HE Box 3766.
CARL0000076842
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/28061
Subject
Parks--California--Los Angeles
Lakes--California--Los Angeles
Streets--California--Los Angeles
Westlake (Los Angeles, Calif.)
MacArthur Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Wilshire Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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