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. The northern fac¸ade of a commercial building containing Aames Employment (right), located at 5301 Wilshire Boulevard, and a sandwich shop (center). Designed by Welton Becket and originally built in 1949 as a restaurant, this structure was purchased in 1984 to become a Customer Service Center for Metro, the local transportation system for Los Angeles County. The car rental office seen on the left (foreground) was later demolished.
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm. Photographic color slides
Office buildings--California--Los Angeles Restaurants--California--Los Angeles Lost architecture--California--Los Angeles Los Angeles Photographers Collection photographs Marlene Laskey/Wilshire Boulevard Collection photographs Slides Becket, Welton