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 north across Wilshire Boulevard towards offices and storefronts located in the 5200 block. Shown when it was occupied by KHORRAM Enterprises, is a black and gold Art Deco office building designed by Morgan, Walls & Clements. The Spanish style building housing the Monaco Beauty Salon (right) was later demolished and replaced with driveway for a fast food restaurant; the E. Clem Wilson Building (later Samsung), designed by Meyer & Holler, is partially visible on left.
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm. Photographic color slides
E. Clem Wilson Building (Los Angeles, Calif.) Office buildings--California--Los Angeles Beauty shops--California--Los Angeles Stores & shops--California--Los Angeles Streets--California--Los Angeles Art deco (Architecture)--California--Los Angeles Architecture--California--Los Angeles--Spanish influences Lost architecture--California--Los Angeles Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments Wilshire Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.) Los Angeles Photographers Collection photographs Marlene Laskey/Wilshire Boulevard Collection photographs Slides Morgan, Walls & Clements Meyer & Holler