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Title
Los Altos Apartments
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.
Front exterior view of the Los Altos Apartments, located at 4121 Wilshire Boulevard. Built in 1926 by Edward B. Rust and Luther Mayo in a Mission Revival style, it was originally developed as a "co-op", but went bankrupt during the Great Depression. In 1999, the structure received a design award from the California Preservation Foundation and was added to the National Register of Historical Places - Building #99000765; it is Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument #311.
Type
Image
Format
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm.
Photographic color slides
Identifier
00090260
Marlene & Anne Laskey Wilshire Boulevard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection
GPC_b16_f2_i120
CARL0004970556
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/121437
Subject
Los Altos Apartments (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Apartment houses--California--Los Angeles
Architecture--California--Los Angeles--Spanish influences
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments
Los Angeles Photographers Collection photographs
Marlene Laskey/Wilshire Boulevard Collection photographs
Slides
Rust, Edward B
Mayo, Luther
Time Period
1971-1980

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