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Union Station under construction
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Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Whittington, Dick
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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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.
Union Station under construction during the summer of 1938.
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
Transportation-Railroads-Stations-L.A.-Union Station; A-008-531 4x5; S-000-511 8x10
Union Passenger Terminal (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Railroad stations--California--Los Angeles
Railroad stations--California--Los Angeles--Design and construction
Building construction--California--Los Angeles
Building sites--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments
Parkinson, John,1861-1935
Parkinson, Donald B.(Donald Berthold),1895-1945
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)

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