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Title
Businesses on Wilshire Boulevard
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection
Creator
Laskey, Anne
Date Created and/or Issued
1978
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.
Storefronts located in the 5200 block of Wilshire Boulevard, just west of S. Sycamore Avenue. The Art Deco office building (left), which was once occupied by Security Pacific National Bank, is a Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument designed by Morgan, Walls & Clements, but the Spanish style building containing the Monaco Beauty Salon and A. Q. Fine Tailoring was later demolished and replaced with a fast food restaurant.
Type
Image
Format
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm.
Photographic color slides
Identifier
00090347
Marlene & Anne Laskey Wilshire Boulevard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection
GPC_b16_f3_i2
CARL0004974987
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/121516
Subject
Storefronts--California--Los Angeles
Stores & shops--California--Los Angeles
Beauty shops--California--Los Angeles
Office buildings--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
Time Period
1971-1980

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