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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.; TitleÂ supplied by cataloger; The highest resolution available for this image is 300 dpi. Close-up view of the sign for the Wiltern Theatre and a section of the Pellissier Building. At this time, the offices for Franklin Life Insurance Company were located in the 12-story office building. 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.
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm. Photographic color slides
00090184 Marlene & Anne Laskey Wilshire Boulevard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection GPC_b16_f2_i44 CARL0004968691 http://22.214.171.124/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/121361
Pellissier Building (Los Angeles, Calif.) Wiltern (Los Angeles, Calif.) Theaters--California--Los Angeles Office buildings--California--Los Angeles Art deco (Architecture)--California--Los Angeles Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments Los Angeles Photographers Collection photographs Marlene Laskey/Wilshire Boulevard Collection photographs Slides Clements, Stiles Oliver,1883-1966