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Los Altos Apartments, detail
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection
Laskey, Anne
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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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.
Close-up view of some architectural detail found on 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.
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm.
Photographic color slides
Marlene & Anne Laskey Wilshire Boulevard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection
Los Altos Apartments (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Decoration and ornament, Architectural--California--Los Angeles
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
Rust, Edward B
Mayo, Luther
Time Period

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