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Title
Los Angeles to dedicate lavish new Hall of Records at ceremony Friday
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Creator
Dean, Gordon
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
1960
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
Constructed between 1909 and 1911 to the cost of over a million dollars, the 12-story Hall of Records at 220 N. Broadway, referenced here, was demolished in September, 1973.
Photograph article dated October 27, 1960 partially reads, "Los Angeles usually does things in a big way - and the new County Hall of Administration is no exception. The Hall of Administration - largest government building in the West - is completed after seven years of planning and consruction [sic] and a cost of $25 million. More than 2,300 County employes [sic] moved from the old Hall of Records, which has been condemned for many years, into the new office building this week. The Hall of Administration, county seat for more than six million residents, will be dedicated officially at 10:30 a.m. Friday."
Type
image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00111710
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d011_f9_i16
CARL0005258304
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/46177
Subject
Los Angeles County Hall of Records (Los Angeles, Calif. : 1911-1962)
Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration
Los Angeles City Hall (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Building dedications--California--Los Angeles
Public buildings--California--Los Angeles
Municipal buildings--California--Los Angeles
Lawns--California--Los Angeles
Civic centers--California--Los Angeles
City halls--California--Los Angeles
Lost architecture--California--Los Angeles
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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