Los Angeles Public Library > Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection > Lobby of the Wiltern Theatre

Image / Lobby of the Wiltern Theatre

Have a question about this item?

Item Information. View source record on contributor's website.

Title
Lobby of the Wiltern Theatre
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Creator
Ruebsamen, James
Date Created and/or Issued
1985
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
The entire 1931 French Zig-Zag Moderne style complex, which includes ground floor businesses, the Wiltern Theatre, and the Pellissier Building, was designed by Stiles O. Clements and is a Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument.
Photograph caption dated May 5, 1985 reads, "This view of the lobby of the Wiltern shows the detailed work that went into transforming it from a gutted building into a work of art. The original plans were used as guidelines in the restoration."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00028682
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box Theater
CARL0000035481
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/8000
Subject
Wiltern (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Theaters--California--Los Angeles
Interiors--California--Los Angeles
Lighting, Architectural and decorative
Interior lighting--California--Los Angeles
Art deco (Architecture)--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs
Clements, Stiles Oliver,1883-1966

Explore related content on Calisphere: