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Title
Nightime view 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, "The landmark blue-green Wiltern Theatre was in the spotlight the night of its official reopening. Community and business leaders from the city celebrated its renovation with a party and performance by the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00028681
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box Theater
CARL0000035480
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/7997
Subject
Wiltern (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Pellissier Building (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Theaters--California--Los Angeles
Marquees--California--Los Angeles
Art deco (Architecture)--California--Los Angeles
Streets--California--Los Angeles
Office buildings--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments
Western Avenue (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Wilshire Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Night photographs
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs
Clements, Stiles Oliver,1883-1966
Time Period
1981-1990

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