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Title
Wiltern Theatre and Pellissier Building
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 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.
Type
Image
Format
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm.
Photographic color slides
Identifier
00090180
Marlene & Anne Laskey Wilshire Boulevard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection
GPC_b16_f2_i40
CARL0004968305
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/121357
Subject
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
Time Period
1971-1980

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