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 35-foot bronze sculpture and fountain by Aristides Demetrios installed in the forecourt of the Prudential Building (later Museum Square), located at 5757 Wilshire Boulevard. The office building was designed by Wurdeman and Becket and built in 1948.
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm. Photographic color slides
Prudential Building (Los Angeles, Calif.) Prudential Insurance Company of America Office buildings--California--Los Angeles Fountains--California--Los Angeles Bronze sculpture Sculpture Sculpture, Modern Los Angeles Photographers Collection photographs Marlene Laskey/Wilshire Boulevard Collection photographs Slides Demetrios, Aristides Wurdeman and Becket