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Ninth Street Viaduct, Spanning Los Angeles River at Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA



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HB159915
Over-all Aerial North Side View, Facing Southwest.

HB159916
East Approach Aerial North Side View, Facing Southwest.

HB159917
Over-all South Side View From Channel, Facing North.

HB159918
Over-all North Side View From Channel, Facing South.

HB159919
Center Pier No

HB159920
Center Pier No

HB159921
Center Pier No

HB159922
Center Pier No

HB159923
Bent No

HB159924
Bent No

HB159925
Bent No

HB159926
Bent No

HB159927
Bent No

HB159928
Bent No

HB159929
Bent No

HB159930
Bent No

HB159931
Bent No

HB159932
Bent No.25-27 Underside Detail View, Facing Southwest.

HB159933
Bent No

HB159934
Bent No

HB159935
Bent No

HB159936
Bent No

HB159937
Bent No

HB159938
Bent No

HB159939
West Approach At Southwest End, Facing Northeast.

HB159940
East Approach At Southeast End, Facing Northwest.

HB159941
East Approach At Northeast End, Facing Southwest.

HB159942
West Approach At Northwest End, Facing Southeast.

HB159943
Road Bed And Lamp Post Detail View, Facing East.

HB159944
Road Bed And Lamp Post Detail View, Facing West.

HB159945
Road Bed View From Bent No

HB159946
Road Bed View From Bent No

HB159947
Bent No

HB159948
Over-all Aerial South Side View, Facing Northwest.

HB159949
Plaque And Lamp Base Detail View, Facing South.

HB159950
Typical Lamp Post Detail View, Facing North.


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Item Title


Location
Spanning Los Angeles River at Olympic Boulevard, Los%25252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252BAngeles, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CA-177
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N401; N845).
Building/structure dates: 1925 initial construction
Significance: Olympic Boulevard Viaduct (formerly the Ninth Street Viaduct) is one of the twelve significant historic bridges over the Los Angeles River. Ninth Street was reconfigured and renamed Olympic Boulevard in honor of the 1932 Olympic Games held in Los Angeles. Olympic Boulevard Viaduct was built as part of the City Beautiful Plan's of the the early 1900's. City Beautiful Plans were inspired by the civic architecture of Paris and Rome, which sought to beautify United States cities by constructing grand civic monuments, incorporating both building and public works projects.

Related Names
Butler, Merrill
Cortelyou, H. P.
Rook, Ross H.
North Pacific Construction Company
Ammer, Erin, Field Team
Currie, Jason, Field Team
Day, Grant, Field Team
Greenwood, David, Field Team
Larson, Heather, Field Team
Johnston, Andrew, Historian
Grogan, Brian, Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. OVER-ALL AERIAL NORTH SIDE VIEW, FACING SOUTHWEST.
2. EAST APPROACH AERIAL NORTH SIDE VIEW, FACING SOUTHWEST.
3. OVER-ALL SOUTH SIDE VIEW FROM CHANNEL, FACING NORTH.
4. OVER-ALL NORTH SIDE VIEW FROM CHANNEL, FACING SOUTH.
5. CENTER PIER NO. 2 AND 1 SECTIONAL SOUTH SIDE VIEW, FACING NORTHEAST.
6. CENTER PIER NO. 1 AND 2 SECTIONAL SOUTH SIDE VIEW, FACING NORTHWEST.
7. CENTER PIER NO. 1 AND 2 SECTIONAL NORTH SIDE VIEW, FACING SOUTHWEST.
8. CENTER PIER NO. 2 AND 1 SECTIONAL NORTH SIDE VIEW, FACING SOUTHEAST.
9. BENT NO. 21-18 UNDERSIDE DETAIL VIEW, FACING EAST.
10. BENT NO. 19-23 UNDERSIDE DETAIL VIEW, FACING WEST.
11. BENT NO. 14 AND ABUTMENT NO. 2 UNDERSIDE DETAIL VIEW, FACING EAST.
12. BENT NO. 16-14 UNDERSIDE DETAIL VIEW, FACING EAST.
13. BENT NO. 7-4 UNDERSIDE DETAIL VIEW, FACING EAST.
14. BENT NO. 6 UNDERSIDE DETAIL VIEW, FACING SOUTH.
15. BENT NO. 2-1 UNDERSIDE DETAIL VIEW, FACING SOUTHEAST.
16. BENT NO. 4-1 UNDERSIDE DETAIL VIEW, FACING SOUTHEAST.
17. BENT NO. 30 UNDERSIDE DETAIL VIEW, FACING NORTHWEST.
18. BENT NO.25-27 UNDERSIDE DETAIL VIEW, FACING SOUTHWEST.
19. BENT NO. 22-30 SECTIONAL NORTH SIDE VIEW, FACING SOUTHWEST.
20. BENT NO. 30-18 NORTH SIDE VIEW, FACING SOUTHEAST.
21. BENT NO. 30-18 SOUTH SIDE VIEW, FACING NORTHEAST.
22. BENT NO. 22-30 SECTIONAL SOUTH SIDE VIEW, FACING NORTHWEST.
23. BENT NO. 6-3 SECTIONAL SOUTH SIDE VIEW, FACING NORTHEAST.
24. BENT NO. 14-21 SECTIONAL SOUTH SIDE VIEW, FACING NORTHWEST.
25. WEST APPROACH AT SOUTHWEST END, FACING NORTHEAST.
26. EAST APPROACH AT SOUTHEAST END, FACING NORTHWEST.
27. EAST APPROACH AT NORTHEAST END, FACING SOUTHWEST.
28. WEST APPROACH AT NORTHWEST END, FACING SOUTHEAST.
29. ROAD BED AND LAMP POST DETAIL VIEW, FACING EAST.
30. ROAD BED AND LAMP POST DETAIL VIEW, FACING WEST.
31. ROAD BED VIEW FROM BENT NO. 18, FACING WEST.
32. ROAD BED VIEW FROM BENT NO. 6, FACING NORTHWEST.
33. BENT NO. 12 AND ABUTMENT NO. 1 SOUTH SIDE VIEW, FACING NORTHWEST.
34. OVER-ALL AERIAL SOUTH SIDE VIEW, FACING NORTHWEST.
35. PLAQUE AND LAMP BASE DETAIL VIEW, FACING SOUTH.
36. TYPICAL LAMP POST DETAIL VIEW, FACING NORTH.


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