The Eaton Plan, 1886
An English Park
The 1904 Plan
Refining the Eaton Design
Central Park / Pershing Square
John Parkinson's Design of 1910
A classic 6-path axial park with central fountain
Construction of Pershing Square's underground parking garage, 1951
Courtesy of the Los Angeles Examiner Collection, USC Libraries.
The 1951 Re-Design
A central lawn with a shaded perimeter
$1,000,000 Facelift Revealed, 1984
LA Times Photographic Archive, Young Research Library, UCLA.