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This collection is comprised of approximately 1,000 slides capturing buildings along Wilshire Boulevard. The slides were taken during Tuesday afternoon walks in 1978-1979 by Marlene Laskey and her 15-year-old daughter, Annie, who was the primary photographer. Marlene (1933-1989) was a Michigan native who moved to Los Angeles in the 1950s and became a Los Angeles historian and architecture enthusiast. At the time of her death from cancer, Marlene was working on a Master of Urban Planning degree at UCLA, and was an interviewer for UCLA's Oral History program.; Title supplied by cataloger; The highest resolution available for this image is 300 dpi. Looking southeast from across Wilshire Boulevard towards where it intersects with S. Sierra Bonita Avenue. Seen is the Wilshire Miracle Professional Building, which contains offices and various storefronts facing Wilshire Boulevard; a billboard advertising Magic Mountain's Colossus roller coaster is on the building's roof. Years later this structure was replaced by a large office complex and the section of Sierra Bonita seen here was renamed Courtyard Place.
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm. Photographic color slides
00090461 Marlene & Anne Laskey Wilshire Boulevard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection GPC_b16_f3_i116 CARL0004982745 http://18.104.22.168/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/121640
Office buildings--California--Los Angeles Storefronts--California--Los Angeles Stores & shops--California--Los Angeles Billboards--California--Los Angeles Lost architecture--California--Los Angeles Streets--California--Los Angeles Wilshire Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.) Los Angeles Photographers Collection photographs Marlene Laskey/Wilshire Boulevard Collection photographs Slides