WorldCat Identities

Parkinson, John 1861-1935

Overview
Works: 255 works in 295 publications in 1 language and 464 library holdings
Roles: Author
Classifications: CT275.P36, 921
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
Civic Center by L. Mildred Harris( Visual )

4 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looking south from Grand Avenue, north of the Santa Ana Freeway/US 101, towards the Civic Center. From left to right, the Hall of Justice, City Hall, the Los Angeles County Central Heating and Refrigeration Plant, the new Hall of Records, under construction, and the Los Angeles County Hall of Administration (later renamed the Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration). Dated March 24, 1961
Civic Center by L. Mildred Harris( Visual )

4 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 4 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
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
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 above the main entrance 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
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, City Hall and the Hall of Justice. Dated August 2, 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
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
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
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 December 3, 1970. Seen are a glimpse of the US Court House and Post Office, La Plaza, the United States Post Office Terminal Annex, Union Station, the 101/Santa Ana Freeway and the future site of the Los Angeles Mall
Union Station by L. Mildred Harris( Visual )

2 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Main entrance of Los Angeles Union Station in May 1949
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
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 Mutual Building on 6th Street, on August 10, 1967
Civic Center from Santa Ana Freeway/US 101 by L. Mildred Harris( Visual )

2 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 2 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
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
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
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
 
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Alternative Names
John Parkinson

Languages
English (69)