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The Lindbergh Beacon

Los Angeles City Hall

 
 
Lindbergh Beacon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, May 4, 2018
1. Lindbergh Beacon Marker
Inscription. The beacon on top of the Los Angeles City Hall was turned on by President Calvin Coolidge from the White House during the city hall dedication ceremonies April 26, 1928. The light was gratefully dedicated to Charles A. Lindbergh for his contribution to the advancement of aviation, and in commemoration of man's first transatlanic solo flight from New York to Paris on May 20, 1927.
 
Erected by Press Photographers Association of Greater Los Angeles.
 
Location. 34° 3.236′ N, 118° 14.592′ W. Marker is in Los Angeles, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of North Spring Street and Temple Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 North Spring Street, Los Angeles CA 90012, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bella Union Hotel Site (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historical Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); Christopher Columbus (approx. mile away); Merced Theatre (approx. mile away); Fort Moore (approx. mile away); Route of the Settlers of Los Angeles
Area View of Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, June 13, 2018
2. Area View of Marker
Marker is at the center of this photo.
(approx. mile away); Pico House (approx. mile away); Plaza Fire House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Los Angeles.
 
More about this marker. The marker is located on the top floor observation deck and is accessible to the public after being cleared by Security.
 
Also see . . .  Video Documentary. The late Huell Howser hosted this half-hour report on the Beacon and the marker, with many fun surprises. (Submitted on May 8, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.) 
 
Categories. Air & SpaceMan-Made Features
 
Los Angeles City Hall image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, May 4, 2018
3. Los Angeles City Hall
Lindbergh marker is located on the top floor observation deck.
Lindbergh Beacon on City Hall image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, June 13, 2018
4. Lindbergh Beacon on City Hall
The Beacon is the small white ball at the top.
Los Angeles City Hall image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, May 4, 2018
5. Los Angeles City Hall
A classical base with an Art Deco Tower
Architects - John C. Austin, Albert C. Martin and John Parkinson
Built 1928 Declared 1976
Los Angeles City Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, May 4, 2018
6. Los Angeles City Hall Marker
Marker is to the right of the door that faces Spring Street and Grand Park.
Los Angeles, view from City Hall image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, May 4, 2018
7. Los Angeles, view from City Hall
<i>City Hall and Civic Center Showing Lindbergh Beacon, Los Angeles, California</i> image. Click for full size.
By Spence Airplane Photos, circa 1931
8. City Hall and Civic Center Showing Lindbergh Beacon, Los Angeles, California
The Lindbergh Beacon image. Click for full size.
Photo courtesy of the Security Pacific National Bank Collection, Los Angeles Public Library, circa 1928
9. The Lindbergh Beacon
"Two ladies standing by the beacon light placed on the top of Los Angeles City Hall."
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 15, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 7, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 75 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on May 7, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.   2. submitted on June 13, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.   3. submitted on May 7, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.   4. submitted on June 13, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.   5, 6, 7. submitted on May 7, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.   8, 9. submitted on June 15, 2018. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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