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 from the parking lot at 8380 Wilshire Boulevard towards the Wilshire Theatre, designed by S. Charles Lee and built between 1928-1930. Behind the Art Deco theater at 8440 Wilshire, is the headquarters for Great Western Savings, which later became the Flynt Building. Located at 8484 Wilshire, the elliptical office building was designed by William L. Pereira and Associates and completed in 1973.
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm. Photographic color slides
Wilshire Theatre (Beverly Hills, Calif.) Motion picture theaters--California--Beverly Hills Art deco (Architecture)--California--Beverly Hills Office buildings--California--Beverly Hills Parking lots--California--Beverly Hills Beverly Hills (Calif.) Los Angeles Photographers Collection photographs Marlene Laskey/Wilshire Boulevard Collection photographs Slides Lee, S. Charles William L. Pereira and Associates