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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. Close-up view showing some of the architectural detail found on the American Cement Building, a reinforced concrete structure located at 2404 Wilshire Boulevard. Designed by Stephen Oppenheim, this 1960 office building was transformed into a live/work loft building in the late-2000s.
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm. Photographic color slides
00090048 Marlene & Anne Laskey Wilshire Boulevard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection GPC_b16_f1_i108 CARL0004962196 http://220.127.116.11/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/121694
American Cement Building (Los Angeles, Calif.) Decoration and ornament, Architectural--California--Los Angeles Office buildings--California--Los Angeles Architecture, Modern--20th century Los Angeles Photographers Collection photographs Marlene Laskey/Wilshire Boulevard Collection photographs Slides Oppenheim, Stephen