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Los Angeles in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Department of Water and Power

City of Los Angeles

 

— General Office Building —

 
Dept. of Water & Power Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, May 15, 2019
1. Dept. of Water & Power Marker
Inscription.  
From pueblo to metropolis, the history of the City of Los Angeles is indelibly linked with the development of community water and power supplies. This building is dedicated to that enduring relationship past, present and future.

Water for life — Power for progress.
 
Erected 1965 by Department of Water and Power. (Marker Number 1022.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the City of Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1965.
 
Location. 34° 3.467′ N, 118° 14.93′ W. Marker is in Los Angeles, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on North Hope Street south of Temple Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 111 N Hope Street, Los Angeles CA 90012, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Route of the Settlers of Los Angeles (approx. 0.2 miles away); Christopher Columbus (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Moore (approx. 0.4
Dept. of Water & Power Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, May 15, 2019
2. Dept. of Water & Power Marker
Across the street is the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.
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miles away); The Lindbergh Beacon (approx. 0.4 miles away); Angel’s Flight (approx. 0.4 miles away); Historical Site (approx. 0.4 miles away); Million Dollar Theatre / Grand Central Market (approx. half a mile away); Bradbury Building (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Los Angeles.
 
Regarding Department of Water and Power. This building is now called the John Ferraro Building. It is Los Angeles Historic Monument No. 1022.
 
Dept. of Water & Power image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, May 15, 2019
3. Dept. of Water & Power
The marker is on the back of this sign.
John Ferraro Building image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, May 15, 2019
4. John Ferraro Building
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By Craig Baker, May 15, 2019
5. Memorial
“Dedicated in memory of our fellow employees who lost their lives providing water and electric service to the people of Los Angeles.”
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 16, 2019. This page has been viewed 114 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on September 7, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 16, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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