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Title
Broadway on Wilshire Boulevard
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection
Creator
Laskey, Anne
Date Created and/or Issued
1978
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
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 west across S. Ridgeley Drive towards the Broadway store located at 5600 Wilshire Boulevard. Designed by Stiles O. Clements, this classic Streamline Moderne building was first occupied in 1938 by Coulter's Dry Goods. In the 1970s, the store changed hands and became a Broadway. After the building was demolished in 1980, the site remained vacant until the late-2000s, when a 5-story mixed-use structure was built.
Type
Image
Format
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm.
Photographic color slides
Identifier
00090447
Marlene & Anne Laskey Wilshire Boulevard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection
GPC_b16_f3_i102
CARL0004979779
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/121623
Subject
Broadway (Department store)
Department stores--California--Los Angeles
Streets--California--Los Angeles
Art deco (Architecture)--California--Los Angeles
Lost architecture--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Photographers Collection photographs
Marlene Laskey/Wilshire Boulevard Collection photographs
Slides
Clements, Stiles Oliver,1883-1966
Time Period
1971-1980

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