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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.; TitleÂ supplied by cataloger; The highest resolution available for this image is 300 dpi. Looking south towards the Bullock's Wilshire department store from between two office buildings located on S. Westmoreland Avenue where it meets Wilshire Boulevard (background). Designed by John and Donald Parkinson and built in 1929, the department store became the library for the Southwestern Law School in the mid-1990s
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm. Photographic color slides
00090108 Marlene & Anne Laskey Wilshire Boulevard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection GPC_b16_f1_i168 CARL0004966929 http://18.104.22.168/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/121286
Bullock's Wilshire (Department store) Department stores--California--Los Angeles Art deco (Architecture)--California--Los Angeles Office buildings--California--Los Angeles Streets--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 Parkinson, Donald B.(Donald Berthold),1895-1945 Parkinson, John,1861-1935