WorldCat Identities

Parkinson, John 1861-1935

Overview
Works: 246 works in 295 publications in 1 language and 461 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: CT275.P36, 921
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Parkinson
Civic Center by L. Mildred Harris( Visual )

9 editions published between 1961 and 1972 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looking east from the Los Angeles County Courthouse (later renamed the Stanley Mosk Courthouse) on August 31, 1971. Seen, from left to right, new Hall of Records, the Criminal Courts Building, old Hall of Records, City Hall, and a glimpse of the California State Building
Hall of Records demolition by L. Mildred Harris( Visual )

7 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The demolition of the Hall of Records well underway on March 22, 1973. Neighboring structures include, the Criminal Courts Building, later renamed Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center, left, and City Hall
Union Station by L. Mildred Harris( Visual )

5 editions published between 1948 and 1969 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Union Station, as seen from the newly constructed Federal Building at 300 N. Los Angeles Street, on February 26, 1969
Wilshire Medical Building, detail by Anne Laskey( Visual )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 4 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
Crocker Bank Tower by L. Mildred Harris( Visual )

3 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Crocker Bank Tower, as seen from outside the Pacific Mutual Building on 6th Street, on January 27, 1969
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
Bullock's Wilshire by Anne Laskey( Visual )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looking southwest towards the Bullock's Wilshire department store, located at 3050 Wilshire Boulevard. Designed by John and Donald Parkinson and built in 1929, the department store became the library for the Southwestern Law School in the mid-1990s
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
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, a topiary horse, the Methodist Headquarters Building and Union Station. Dated August 25, 1962
Father Serra statue and Union Station by L. Mildred Harris( Visual )

2 editions published between 1956 and 1970 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looking east towards Union Station from the Father Junípero Serra statue in Plaza Park. Dated March 16, 1956
Bullock's Wilshire, detail by Anne Laskey( Visual )

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

Exterior view of the Bullock's Wilshire department store, showing the bas-relief panel by George Stanley above the main entrance, which reads, "To build a business that will never know completion." The store, located at 3050 Wilshire Boulevard, was designed by John and Donald Parkinson and built in 1929, but in the mid-1990s it became the library for the Southwestern Law School
East from City Hall by L. Mildred Harris( Visual )

2 editions published between 1950 and 1969 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looking northeast towards Union Station and Boyle Heights from City Hall on February 26, 1969
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

Looking at the 13-story Wilshire Medical Building, located at the southeast corner of Wilshire Boulevard and Westlake Avenue (running from left to right) and designed by John and Donald B. Parkinson. Various businesses occupy the ground floor commercial spaces. As of 2011, the address for the building is 1930 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles Mall excavation by L. Mildred Harris( Visual )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looking northeast from the City Hall tower on March 27, 1972. From left to right, the Los Angeles Mall under construction and the Federal Building. In the distance is General Hospital
California State Building demolition by L. Mildred Harris( Visual )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The demolition of the California State Building on February 17, 1976, as seen from Broadway. Neighboring structures seen include City Hall and City Hall East, right
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

The early stages of the Pacific Mutual Building West Side addition construction shown underway. Photograph dated April 5, 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
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

 
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Alternative Names
John Parkinson

Languages
English (78)