WorldCat Identities

Parkinson, John 1861-1935

Overview
Works: 230 works in 267 publications in 1 language and 402 library holdings
Genres: Art  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: CT275.P36, 921
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Parkinson
Bullock's Wilshire by Anne Laskey( Visual )

7 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exterior view of the Bullock's Wilshire department store, located at 3050 Wilshire Boulevard, as seen from the rear parking lot. The store was designed by John and Donald Parkinson and built in 1929, but the two-level parking lot shown here was designed by Welton Becket and Associates and added in 1953. In the mid-1990s, the department store was restored and became the library for the Southwestern Law School
Civic Center by L. Mildred Harris( Visual )

6 editions published between 1958 and 1961 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looking southwest from Union Station towards the civic center, showing, left to right, City Hall, the United States Court House and Post Office and the Hall of Justice. Directly across Alameda Street, center, is Plaza Park and La Plaza. Dated January 4, 1958
Wilshire Medical Building by Anne Laskey( Visual )

5 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Close-up view of some architectural detail found around the ground floor arched windows of the 13-story Wilshire Medical Building, designed by John and Donald B. Parkinson. As of 2011, the address for the structure is 1930 Wilshire Boulevard
East, from Fort Moore Hill by L. Mildred Harris( Visual )

4 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looking east towards Los Angeles Union Station from the Fort Moore Hill tunnel, on August 4, 1949, just before it was removed. Seen are various commercial buildings, Los Angeles Gas Company gas holders (gasometers), La Plaza Church, La Plaza Methodist Church, Methodist Headquarters Building, Olvera Street and commercial buildings
Union Station by L. Mildred Harris( Visual )

4 editions published between 1948 and 1958 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Main entrance of Los Angeles Union Station in May 1949
Los Angeles City Hall by L. Mildred Harris( Visual )

3 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the decorative tiles found in the Spring Street forecourt of City Hall; this one honors aviation history. Dated June 26, 1960
Civic Center from Fort Moore Hill by L. Mildred Harris( Visual )

3 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looking southeast from the stairway of the Los Angeles Board of Education administration offices during the removal of Fort Moore Hill. Seen, left to right, the U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, the International Savings Building (later demolished), City Hall and the Hall of Justice. Dated August 4, 1949
Civic Center from Santa Ana Freeway/US 101 by L. Mildred Harris( Visual )

3 editions published between 1949 and 1951 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looking west towards City Hall and the U.S. Post Office & Courthouse from near Aliso and Los Angeles streets at the Santa Ana Freeway/US 101, under construction. Dated October 30, 1951
Crocker Bank Tower by L. Mildred Harris( Visual )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Construction of the Crocker Bank Tower, as seen from outside the Pacific Muatual Building on 6th Street, on August 10, 1967
La Plaza and Union Station by L. Mildred Harris( Visual )

2 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Plaza, La Plaza Methodist Church, the gazebo, the Methodist Headquarters Building and Union Station. Dated August 25, 1962
Intersection of Wilshire Boulevard and Westlake Avenue by Anne Laskey( Visual )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A car travels north on Westlake Avenue (running from left to right) where it crosses Wilshire Boulevard. In the background is the 13-story Wilshire Medical Building, designed by John and Donald B. Parkinson, which is occupied by various businesses on the ground floor. As of 2011, the address for the building is 1930 Wilshire Boulevard
Pacific Mutual Building addition by Dwyer Studio( Visual )

1 edition published in 1929 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Looking northeast across 6th Street towards the construction site of the Pacific Mutual Building West Side addition. Photograph dated May 31, 1929
Thousands protest Black Panther Raid, City Hall by Rolland J Curtis( Visual )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Demonstrators on Spring Street outside City Hall on December 11, 1969. Between 3,000 and 5,000 people have come out to protest the deteriorating relations between the Los Angeles Police Department and the Black Community. Protesters claim that officers applied excessive force during their raid on the Southern California Headquarters of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense, 4115 S. Central Avenue, three days before
Pacific Mutual Building addition by Dwyer Studio( Visual )

1 edition published in 1929 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The early stages of the Pacific Mutual Building West Side addition construction shown underway. Photograph dated April 5, 1929
History & Genealogy Department, Design Center of Los Angeles, view 34 by Cary Moore( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

View 34: Numerous makeshift bookcases can be seen lined up along the aisles of the History & Genealogy Department, waiting to be transferred onto the metal bookshelves that are visible around the perimeter. Wooden chairs sit in a cluster behind the card catalog, which is adjacent to the reference desk. When this photograph was taken, the Los Angeles Public Library was housed in the Design Center of Los Angeles, formerly the Title Insurance & Trust Company Building, located at 433 S. Spring Street
Pacific Mutual Building addition by Dwyer Studio( Visual )

1 edition published in 1929 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Construction of the foundation for the Pacific Mutual Building West Side addition is taking place. Photograph dated April 19, 1929
Incidents by the way : the boy! What has the future in store for him? What will be his experience? by John Parkinson( Book )

1 edition published in 1935 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Pacific Mutual Building addition by Dwyer Studio( Visual )

1 edition published in 1929 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Construction of the Pacific Mutual Building West Side addition. Photograph dated April 27, 1929
Pacific Mutual Building addition by Dwyer Studio( Visual )

1 edition published in 1929 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Looking northeast across 6th Street towards the construction site of the Pacific Mutual Building West Side addition. Photograph dated June 7, 1929
Smoggy day, Union Station by L. Mildred Harris( Visual )

1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Looking southeast across Alameda Street towards Union Station on a smoggy day. In the center is the faint outline of a Los Angeles Gas Company gas holder (gasometer). Dated September 1955
 
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Alternative Names
John Parkinson

Languages
English (66)