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Lou Ehlers Cadillac annex
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection
Laskey, Anne
Date Created and/or Issued
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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.
Looking east down Wilshire Boulevard from S. Mansfield Avenue, showing the annex for Lou Ehlers Cadillac. Designed by the firm of Stiles Clements & Associates and opened in 1955, the annex and the showroom, located at 5151 Wilshire Boulevard, were demolished in July 2008. The sign for Bob's Big Boy, a restaurant also demolished in the late-2000s, is seen in the background on the left.
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm.
Photographic color slides
Marlene & Anne Laskey Wilshire Boulevard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection
Lou Ehlers Cadillac (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Cadillac Motor Car Company
Automobile dealers--California--Los Angeles
Parking lots--California--Los Angeles
Streets--California--Los Angeles
Cadillac automobile
Lost architecture--California--Los Angeles
Wilshire Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Photographers Collection photographs
Marlene Laskey/Wilshire Boulevard Collection photographs
Stiles Clements & Associates
Time Period

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