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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.; TitleÂ supplied by cataloger; The highest resolution available for this image is 300 dpi. Looking towards the southeast corner of Wilshire Boulevard and Western Avenue, showing the sign for the Wiltern Theatre and the 12-story Pellissier Building, located at 3791 Wilshire Boulevard. The entire 1931 French Zig-Zag Moderne style complex, which includes ground floor businesses, the Wiltern Theatre, and the Pellissier Building, was designed by Stiles O. Clements and is a Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument.
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm. Photographic color slides
00090180 Marlene & Anne Laskey Wilshire Boulevard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection GPC_b16_f2_i40 CARL0004968305 http://18.104.22.168/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/121357
Pellissier Building (Los Angeles, Calif.) Wiltern (Los Angeles, Calif.) Stores & shops--California--Los Angeles Theaters--California--Los Angeles Office buildings--California--Los Angeles Art deco (Architecture)--California--Los Angeles Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments Los Angeles Photographers Collection photographs Marlene Laskey/Wilshire Boulevard Collection photographs Slides Clements, Stiles Oliver,1883-1966