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[Saks Fifth Avenue, Beverly Hills] (18 views)
Mott Studios
Date Created and/or Issued
[between 1935 and 1938]
Publication Information
Los Angeles, Calif. : Mott Studios
Contributing Institution
California State Library
California History Section Picture Catalog
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File proof no.:g-4-2-1.
Exterior and interior views of Saks Fifth Avenue, 9600 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills. Architect: Paul Williams. Mott no. 776 refers to stock images. Mott no. 1368 refers to images for Mrs. Kerr of Wilshire Blvd. in Beverly Hills showing empty lots and surrounding property.
1992-3429 (776-1182). Exterior -- 1992-3430 (1368-115). Street level view from a distance shows empty lot for sale and surrounding buildings -- 1992-3431 (1368-116). Surrounding buildings include Pierce-Arrow sales and service, and Wesley Burdsal clothing store -- 1992-3432 (1418-43). Circular room featuring wall displays and counters. Ornate pillars support low profile ceiling -- 1992-3433 (1418-44). Circular sitting room surrounded by pillars, built in display cases line walls -- 1992-3434 (1418-44) -- 1992-3435 (1418-45). Display room features secretary desk in center surrounded by cabinets and display cases. Classical style archways separate each display area -- 1992-3436 (1418-46). Circular display room surrounded by built in display cases. Pillars support low profile ceiling. Classic style archway surrounds glass front doors -- 1992-3437 (1418-48). Display area features circular room with ornate columns and built in display cases along walls -- 1992-3438 (1418-51). Sitting room features matching sofas and a wingback chair. Various shoes on display
1992-3439 (1418-52). Room features two sets of matching sofas and one set of matching wingback chairs. Back wall is mirrored with curtained doorway to fitting room. Shoes are displayed on small tables -- 1992-3440 (1418-53). Room features matching sofa and chairs, mirrored wall, crown molding and faux pillars -- 1992-3441 (1418-55). Curtained fitting room with multiple pairs of shoes on floor. Sitting room featurs ash trays next to each sofa -- 1992-3442 (1418-56) -- 1992-3443 (1418-57). Elevator frame is chromed metal with decorative mirror above. Faux pillars line walls and small display window features shoes -- 1992-3444 (1418-58). Two elevators at end of hallway. Ionic pillars seperate the space. Decorative floor lamps on both sides -- 1992-3445 (1418-59). Hallway is framed by ionic pillars inlaid into wall, End of hallway features retail space -- 1992-3446 (1418-60). Hallway is framed by ionic pillars inlaid into wall, End of hallway features retail space.
Nonprojected graphic
5 photographic prints ; 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. and 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.
Department stores--California--Beverly Hills
Light fixtures
Shoe stores--California--Beverly Hills
Beverly Hills (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Beverly Hills
Beverly Hills (Calif.)

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