WorldCat Identities

Parkinson, John 1861-1935

Overview
Works: 246 works in 292 publications in 1 language and 440 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film noir  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Parkinson
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
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
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 east from outside the Bullock's Wilshire department store, near the intersection of Wilshire Boulevard and Wilshire Place (background, left). 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
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
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
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
Crocker Bank Tower by L. Mildred Harris( Visual )

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

The Crocker Bank Tower, under construction, as seen from outside the Pacific Mutual Building on 6th Street on June 2, 1967
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 December 3, 1970. From left to right, the future site of the Los Angeles Mall, the Federal Building, the 101/Santa Ana Freeway and the City Hall Annex, later renamed James K. Hahn City Hall East
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
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

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
East from City Hall by L. Mildred Harris( Visual )

1 edition published in 1950 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Looking northeast from the City Hall tower on December 6, 1950. Seen, from left to right, are Main Street, a Los Angeles Transit Lines street car, the Pico House, La Plaza Methodist Church, Methodist Headquarters Building (Biscailuz Building), the United States Post Office Terminal Annex, Union Station, Los Angeles Gas Company gas holders (gasometers), Los Angeles Street, and the ongoing construction of the Santa Ana Freeway/US 101. In the distance is the Los Angeles River and Boyle Heights
Father Serra statue and Union Station by L. Mildred Harris( Visual )

1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Looking east towards Union Station from the Father Junípero Serra statue in Plaza Park. Dated March 16, 1956
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
Civic Center from Santa Ana Freeway/US 101 by L. Mildred Harris( Visual )

1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Looking towards City Hall and the U.S. Post Office and Courthouse from near Aliso and Los Angeles streets at the Santa Ana Freeway/US 101, under construction, on December 6, 1950
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
Weather data with climate change scenarios( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
John Parkinson

Languages
English (56)