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North Main Street Bridge, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA



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Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CA-276
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N851).
Building/structure dates: 1910 initial construction
Significance: Main Street Bridge is significant as the first open-spandrel three-hinge concrete arch bridge to be built in the western United States. It is associated with the pioneer engineers who began the reinforced concrete arch bridge building program in Los Angeles: Homer Hamlin and H.G. Parker. It is also eligible for the National Register as one of a group of twelve City Beautiful bridges over the Los Angeles River important in the settlement and transportation history of Los Angeles.

Related Names
Hamlin, Homer
Parker, H. G.
Leonardt, Carl
Ammer, Erin, Field Team
Currie, Jason, Field Team
Day, Grant, Field Team
Greenwood, David, Field Team
Larson, Heather, Field Team
Watson, Elizabeth, Historian
Grogan, Brian, Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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