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1958 - Nordahl Property at Lake Street
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Burbank Public Library
Around Burbank: Businesses, Homes, and Streets
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Burbank Public Library, Burbank in Focus Office
Photo of Lake St., with 211 S. Lake St. storefront of Perry E. Canfield Lumber Company visible. This photo was likely taken by the city of Burbank in regards to a property dispute between the city and Andrew and Annette Nordahl. According to the Los Angeles Times, the city was ordered to pay the Nordahls $260,000 for a four-acre parcel that the city had taken over, through eminent domain "condemnation" proceedings, for use in a new city maintenance building and yard. The Burbank Public Works Department Yard opened at 124 S. Lake St. in May 1960, at a cost of $619,000, as a part of the city's 10 Year Capital Improvement Program. From notes on photo: “Nordahl Property 4-9-58. 211 S. Lake. Perry Lumberyard (E Canfield).”
nonprojected graphic
8 x 10 b&w print
local: cco00343
Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.)--Lumber yards--1950s--Electric lines--Poles and towers--Streets--Buildings
City Clerk’s Office

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