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 northeast across Wilshire Boulevard showing the Wilshire Professional Building (center) and portions of St. James Episcopal Church (left) and the Pierce National Life building (right, background). The Art Deco office building, located at 3875 Wilshire Boulevard, was designed by architect Arthur E. Harvey and built in 1929.
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm. Photographic color slides
Wilshire Professional Building (Los Angeles, Calif.) Art deco (Architecture)--California--Los Angeles Office buildings--California--Los Angeles Streets--California--Los Angeles Church buildings--California--Los Angeles Anglican church buildings--California--Los Angeles Wilshire Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.) Los Angeles Photographers Collection photographs Marlene Laskey/Wilshire Boulevard Collection photographs Slides Harvey, Arthur E