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Title
Wilshire Boulevard, looking east
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 northeast across Wilshire Boulevard, west of where it crosses S. Gramercy Place (center). Except for the Art Deco shopping center (left) located at 3951-3973 Wilshire Boulevard, which was later razed and replaced with Wilshire Gramercy Plaza, all the other buildings, including the French style residential building Gramercy Wilshire (left, background), the bank building, St. James Episcopal Church, and the Wilshire Professional Building (right), are still standing.
Type
Image
Format
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm.
Photographic color slides
Identifier
00090221
Marlene & Anne Laskey Wilshire Boulevard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection
GPC_b16_f2_i81
CARL0004969686
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/121397
Subject
Gramercy Wilshire (Apartment house : Los Angeles, Calif.)
Wilshire Professional Building (Los Angeles, Calif.)
St. James Episcopal Church (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Stores & shops--California--Los Angeles
Streets--California--Los Angeles
Apartment houses--California--Los Angeles
Dwellings--California--Los Angeles
Bank buildings--California--Los Angeles
Office buildings--California--Los Angeles
Church buildings--California--Los Angeles
Anglican church buildings--California--Los Angeles
Lost architecture--California--Los Angeles
Art deco (Architecture)--California--Los Angeles
Architecture--California--Los Angeles--French influences
Wilshire Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Photographers Collection photographs
Marlene Laskey/Wilshire Boulevard Collection photographs
Slides
Time Period
1971-1980

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