City Hall, Pasadena, California [006]

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Title City Hall, Pasadena, California [006]
Collection Name and Number P0479 Lennox and Catherine Tierney Photo Collection
Photo Number Box 54, USA Pasadena Arch City Hall, 7
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1957
Subject Public buildings--California--Pasadena--Photographs; City halls--California--Pasadena--Photographs; Architecture, American--California--Pasadena--Photographs; Jr., John Bakewell, 1872-1963--Photographs; Jr., Arthur Brown, 1874-1957--Photographs; California
Spatial Coverage Pasadena (Calif.)
Description Photograph of City Hall in Pasadena, California
Caption on Slide City Hall, Pasadena, California. Architects: Bakewell and Brown
Additional Information Image was scanned from color slide. Note: "Located at 100 North Garfield Avenue, City Hall was designed by John Bakewell & Arthur Brown who were influenced by the early Renaissance style of 16th century Italian architect Andrea Palladio. Construction was completed on December 27, 1927...City Hall is a rectangular edifice outlining a spacious court...The 235 rooms and passageways cover 170,000 square feet."---City of Pasadena website. Note: "The massive circular structure rises perpendicularly for six stories. The fifth story is 41 feet high and pierced with four huge round arches and four smaller ones. The next story, set back a little, is 30 feet high and is also pierced with arches. Above it rises the dome 26 feet high and 54 feet across. On top of the dome is the lantern, a column-supported cupola 41 feet high, surmounted by an urn and ball. The highest point is 206 feet above the ground."--City of Pasadena website. Note: "The firm of Bakewell & Brown was founded in 1905 by John Bakewell, Jr. (1872-1963) and Arthur Brown, Jr. (1874-1957). The prominent San Francisco firm designed buildings throughout the San Francisco Bay Area... Bakewell & Brown won the competition for the design of the San Francisco City Hall, which was built in 1915. They also designed the Berkeley Unified School District Building (formerly Berkeley City Hall), and the Pasadena City Hall."--The Bakewell & Brown Collection, Environmental Design Archives, University of California, Berkeley.
Type Image
Creator Tierney, Lennox
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Donor Tierney, Lennox; Tierney, Catherine
Setname uum_lctpc
Date Created 2013-01-15
Date Modified 2013-09-13
ID 340986
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