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Title
Saks Fifth Avenue, Beverly Hills
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank 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
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Description
The highest resolution available for this image is 300 dpi.; Title supplied by cataloger.
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.
Looking across the street towards the Saks Fifth Avenue department store, located at 9600 Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills; merchandise is seen on display in the store's ground floor windows. Three prominent architects, John and Donald Parkinson, and Paul R. Williams, were chosen to design this classic structure, the first location in Southern California for the high-end store.
Type
Image
Format
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00090653
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
GPC_b16_f4_i113
CARL0004994288
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/116009
Subject
Saks & Company (New York, N.Y.)
Department stores--California--Beverly Hills
Show windows--California--Beverly Hills
Streets--California--Beverly Hills
Slides
Williams, Paul R.,1894-1980
Parkinson, John,1861-1935
Parkinson, Donald B.(Donald Berthold),1895-1945
Wilshire Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Beverly Hills (Calif.)
Time Period
1971-1980

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