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Title
Wilshire Boulevard, Santa Monica
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection
Creator
Laskey, Anne
Date Created and/or Issued
1979
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
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 northeast towards Los Angeles from the intersection of Wilshire Boulevard and Ocean Avenue (foreground) in Santa Monica. On both sides of the street are various businesses and buildings, some of which are no longer standing. On the right is the Lawrence Welk Plaza, later 100 Wilshire, built by Lawrence Welk and principally designed by Cesar Pelli for the firm Daniel, Mann, Johnson & Mendenhall in 1969; it is the tallest building in the city.
Type
Image
Format
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm.
Photographic color slides
Identifier
00090858
Marlene & Anne Laskey Wilshire Boulevard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection
GPC_b16_f5_i118
CARL0005003360
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/121818
Subject
100 Wilshire (Santa Monica, Calif.)
Barker Bros
Searise Office Tower (Santa Monica, Calif.)
Commercial buildings--California--Santa Monica
Storefronts--California--Santa Monica
Stores & shops--California--Santa Monica
Furniture stores--California--Los Angeles
Office buildings--California--Santa Monica
Lost architecture--California--Santa Monica
Architecture--California--Santa Monica--Spanish influences
Streets--California--Santa Monica
Santa Monica (Calif.)
Los Angeles Photographers Collection photographs
Marlene Laskey/Wilshire Boulevard Collection photographs
Slides
Welk, Lawrence,1903-1992
Pelli, Cesar
Daniel, Mann, Johnson & Mendenhall
Time Period
1971-1980

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