Capitol Records Tower (Los Angeles, CA) : Detail, detail showing the sign at the top of the building

Creator:
Becket, Welton David, 1902-1969
Published/Created:
1750 Vine Street, Los Angeles, California, United States
1955-1956
Physical Description:
150 ft (height)
Date Depicted:
7/17/2007
1950 AD - 2010 AD
Notes:
The 13-story earthquake resistant tower, designed by Welton Becket, was the world's first circular office building. It was completed in April of 1956, just north of the intersection of Hollywood and Vine. It currently houses the operations of Capitol Reco
Variant Titles:
Capitol Records Building
Topics:
Architecture -- United States -- 20th century -- (YVRC)
Period/Style:
Modern
Modernist
Twentieth century
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
1A1-BWD-CRT-A5
Genre:
architecture (AAT)
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Sculptures, Models, & Architecture
Rights:
Copyright Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement
Access Restrictions:
Yale Community Only
Digital:
architectural exteriors; business, commerce and trade; engineering and industry; manufacturing; music; Performing arts; records; recording studios construction buildings; multistory buildings; high-rise buildings; skyscrapers; buildings; office buildings
Source Creator:
Gilchrist, Scott
Source Title:
Archivision Module Four
Source Created:
2878 Chamonix, Montreal QC
Archivision, Inc.
7/17/2007
Source Note:
Purchase, Visual Resources Collection, May, 2011; photographer Scott Gilchrist
Yale Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Digital Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Local Record Number:
4152
OID:
10103672
PID:
digcoll:1903215