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Object ID F-0627
Title Macy Street Viaduct Construction
Description Construction of Macy Street Viaduct, looking northwest off the east bank of river. Probable photo of Merrill Butler, Chief Engineer and two associates on lower portion of bridge. 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. Designated a Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument in 1979.
Date 10/06/1925
Place Boyle Heights; 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
Subjects Historic bridges-Los Angeles-California
Los Angeles River bridges
Macy Street Bridge
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments