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Object ID F-1229
Title Glendale Boulevard and Hyperion Avenue Viaduct
Description Glendale Boulevard and Hyperion Avenue viaduct, pouring west half of deck of two 135 foot arches, looking north. Men at work on high wire overlooking bridge construction. 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 07/27/1928
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 Historic bridges-Los Angeles-California
Arch bridges
Structural engineering
Manual workers