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Object ID F-0626
Title Macy Street Viaduct and Bridge sign
Description Macy Street Viaduct and Bridge construction sign of Atkinson-Spicer Company Contractors.Macy Street is one of a group of 12 river bridges significant for their role in the transportation history of Los Angeles and their association with Chief Engineer Merrill Butler, a major bridge designer of the era. The Macy Street crossing provided a high water, unimpeded crossing for access to the city from the northern and eastern sections of the rapidly developing city. Macy Street is currently Cesar E. Chavez Avenue. Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument designagted 1979.
Date ca 1925
Place Chinatown; Los Angeles
Collection Los Angeles City Archives Department of Engineering Historical Photos
Provenance City of Los Angeles Department of Engineering
Cataloged by Sklar, Anna
Copyright Los Angeles City Archives, City Clerk
Photographer Los Angeles City Engineering Staff
Search Terms Viaducts
Subjects Historic bridges-Los Angeles-California
Los Angles River bridges
Concrete Arch bridges
Macy Street Bridge
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments