Olmsted, Frederick Law, Harland Bartholomew, Charles Henry Cheney.
A Major Traffic Street Plan for Los Angeles.Los Angeles: Traffic Commission of the City and County of Los Angeles, May, 1924. Frontis fold out map, 69p, maps, plans, illustrations, index. 31cm. Brown cloth with titling in gilt on the front cover. Corners slightly bumped, wear to spine ends; cloth beginning to split along front joint from head of spine. In very good condition. In 1922 the Commission appointed the Consulting board of Olmsted, Bartholomew and Cheney to produce a practical, comprehensive plan of street development. Its provisions included a traffic loop around the congested core that would sort traffic and divert unnecessary traffic from the city center. Presentation copy to Boyle Workman with his name in gilt on the front cover. Workman (1868-1942) was a Los Angeles politician and businessman who served a President of the Los Angeles City Council, and on occasion as acting Mayor. Typed letter signed from Paul G. Hoffman, President of the Traffic Commission of the City and County of Los Angles, laid in. Uncommon.