WorldCat Identities

Parkinson, John 1861-1935

Overview
Works: 196 works in 210 publications in 1 language and 254 library holdings
Classifications: CT275.P36, 921
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Most widely held works by John Parkinson
Wilshire Medical Building, detail 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
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
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
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
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
Sculpture, Beverly Hills by Anne Laskey ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
An untitled sculpture by Charles Perry is installed outside the office building (left) located at 9665 Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills. The Saks Fifth Avenue department store, located across the street, is present in the background
California Bank Building by Anne Laskey ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Looking northwest across the street towards the California Bank Building, located at 9500 Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills; storefronts occupy the ground floor and there are offices in the upper floors. This iconic Art Deco building was designed by John and Donald Parkinson and opened in 1929
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
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
Pacific Mutual Building modernization by News Pictures Ltd ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1937 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Looking northwest across the intersection of 6th and Olive streets towards the Pacific Mutual Building, captured during the Streamline Moderne remodeling. Ground-floor storefronts are seen and the Biltmore is partially visible on the right. Photograph dated January 1, 1937
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
Social Sciences Department, Design Center of Los Angeles, view 26 by Cary Moore ( Visual )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
View 26: Numerous computer carrels can be seen clustered in a section of the Social Sciences Department, with a sign overhead that reads: "Equipment Center"; two patrons make full use of these computers. A group of library users sits farther back, next to a magazine display section against the back wall. Another enclosed section is visible mid-center, possibly the reference desk area. 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
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
Memorial Coliseum and the Memorial Sports Arena, Exposition Park by Howard D Kelly ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Aerial view shows two major centers of interest, the Memorial Coliseum (left) and the Memorial Sports Arena (center); view is looking northwest. The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, located at 3911 S. Figueroa Street, was officially opened on May 1, 1923 and was designed by John and Donald Parkinson; general contractor was Edwards, Widley & Dixon Company. The Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena, located at 3939 S. Figueroa Street, was officially opened on July 4, 1959 and was designed by Welton Becket; general contractor was L.E. Dixon Company. Figueroa Street can be seen from bottom middle to middle right and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard is seen at bottom left corner. Photograph taken for Pioneer Flint Kote. Photograph dated June 12, 1959
Bullock's Wilshire, porte-cochere by Herman Schultheis ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1937 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Two cars drive through the porte-cochere of Bullock's Wilshire, as one man reads his paper sitting on the walkway railing and another prepares to enter. Awning curtains drawn down over two of the windows are worth noting
Saks Fifth Avenue, Beverly Hills by Anne Laskey ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Looking southeast across the street towards the Saks Fifth Avenue department store, located at 9600 Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills; other storefronts are seen on the right. Three prominent architects, John and Donald Parkinson, and Paul R. Williams, were chosen to design this classic structure, the first location in Southern California for the high-end store
Memorial Coliseum, Exposition Park by Howard D Kelly ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Aerial view shows The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, located at 3911 S. Figueroa Street; view is looking north. The Coliseum was officially opened on May 1, 1923 and was designed by John and Donald Parkinson; general contractor was Edwards, Widley & Dixon Company. The University of Southern California campus and buildings are visible just beyond, in the background. Photograph taken for Pioneer Flint Kote. Photograph dated June 12, 1959
Pacific Mutual Building modernization by News Pictures Ltd ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1937 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Looking northwest across the intersection of 6th and Olive streets towards the Pacific Mutual Building, captured during the Streamline Moderne remodeling. Ground-floor storefronts are seen and the Biltmore is partially visible on the right. Photograph dated February 1, 1937
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
Shriners Convention, 1929 by Keystone Photo Service ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1929 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Photograph shows the 1929 Shriners Convention, which was held at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, located at 3911 S. Figueroa St. This night view shows an electrical parade with several floats rounding the field, and thousands of people filling the seats to capacity. Official ground breaking for the Coliseum took place on December 21, 1921, and was completed on May 1, 1923. Designed by John and Donald Parkinson, the original bowl's construction costs were $954,873 and had a seating capacity of 76,000; today, the seating capacity is 93,607. It is California Historical Landmark #960, was declared a National Historic Landmark on July 27, 1984, and added to the National Register of Historic Places - #84003866
 
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John Parkinson
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