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The William Mulholland Memorial Fountain, at the intersection of Riverside Drive and Los Feliz Boulevard, at the edge of Griffith Park, dedicated on August 1, 1940 - designed by Walter S. Clayberg. Mulholland was that "penniless Irish immigrant" and self-taught engineer who became head of the Los Angeles Bureau of Water Works and Supply - the man with the plan to redirect water from the Owens Valley on the eastern slopes of the Sierras to Los Angeles by means of a giant aqueduct,...
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