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Title
Garden of Meditation at Clifton's "Pacific Seas" Cafeteria
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection
Creator
Stewart, Lucille
Date Created and/or Issued
Circa 1945
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
Title supplied by cataloger.
Clifford Clinton, founder of the Clifton's chain, opened L.A.'s first cafeteria, The Cafeteria of the Golden Rule. In 1939, the cafeteria was transformed into the Pacific Seas and redecorated in a Polynesian motif with floral wallpaper, fake flowers and palm trees, baskets, and the Rain Hut. The restaurant, located at 618 S. Olive Street, closed in 1960 and was later razed.
Figure of Christ, designed by Marshall Lahey, installed in the Garden of Meditation at Clifton's Pacific Seas Cafeteria.
Type
image
Format
2 photographic prints :b&w ;11 x 14 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00088343
Lucille Stewart Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection
GPC_b12_f2_i15; GPC_b12_f2_i15_N; GPC_b12_f2_i16; GPC_b12_f2_i16_N
CARL0005008595
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/123646
Subject
Jesus Christ--Statues
Clinton's Restaurants Inc. (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Statues--California--Los Angeles
Cafeterias--California--Los Angeles
Restaurants--California--Los Angeles
Lost architecture--California--Los Angeles
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Lahey, Marshall

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