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Object ID F-1398
Title Glendale-Hyperion viaduct
Description Glendale-Hyperion viaduct, placing first of black base on roadway. Glendale-Hyperion viaduct, washout of old trestle bridge. The new Glendale-Hyperion Viaduct and bridge completed in 1928 is 56 ft-wide, 1,340 feet long and features a series of thirteen concrete arches. Designated a Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument in 1976, the bridge was designed by Merrill Butler who was the city's chief bridge engineer during the 1920s and was responsible for construction of most of the city's historic bridges still standing.
Date 10/22/1928
Place Silver Lake; Los Angeles
Collection Los Angeles City Archives Department of Engineering Historical Photos
Provenance City of Los Angeles Engineering Department
Cataloged by Sklar, Anna
Copyright Los Angeles City Archives, City Clerk
Photographer City of Los Angeles Engineering Staff
Subjects Bridges-California-Los Angeles
Historic bridges
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments
Glendale-Hyperion Bridge (Los Angeles, Calif.).
Hyperion Avenue (Los Angeles, Calif.).
Silver Lake (Los Angeles, Calif.).
Atwater Village (Los Angeles, Calif.).
Glendale (California)
San Gabriel Mountains (California)
Manual workers
Paving equipment