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Object ID F-1589
Title Los Angeles City Hall
Description Los Angeles City Hall entrance festooned with Christmas decorations. It was the tallest building in Los Angeles, by law, until the 1950s. This Goodhue-esque structure has a steel frame covered in granite-like terra cotta on California granite base with classical detailing at the base (Greek main entrance and Romanesque arcades); its Moderne campanile-like tower was influenced by Ziggurat construction. It was designed by associated architects Austin, Parkinson and Martin, and is located at 200 N. Spring Street, on the southeast corner of S. Spring and W. Temple streets in Downtown's L.A. Civic Center.
Date 12/26/1928
Place Downtown; Los Angeles
Event Christmas holiday
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
Search Terms Holiday decorations
City Hall
Subjects Los Angeles City Hall (Los Angeles, Calif.).
City halls California Los Angeles.
Public buildings California Los Angeles.