Ninth Street Viaduct, Spanning Los Angeles River at Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA
Significance: Olympic Boulevard Viaduct (formerly the Ninth Street Viaduct) is one of the twelve significant historic bridges over the Los Angeles River. Ninth Street was reconfigured and renamed Olympic Boulevard in honor of the 1932 Olympic Games held in Los Angeles. Olympic Boulevard Viaduct was built as part of the City Beautiful Plan's of the the early 1900's. City Beautiful Plans were inspired by the civic architecture of Paris and Rome, which sought to beautify United States cities by constructing grand civic monuments, incorporating both building and public works projects.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N401
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N845
Survey number: HAER CA-177
Building/structure dates: 1925 Initial Construction