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Title
Marfay Building, 5657 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, 1955
Creator
Shulman, Julius
Date Created and/or Issued
1955-06-09
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
Los Angeles Examiner Collection, 1920-1961
Rights Information
Contact: Special Collections, Doheny Memorial Library, Libraries, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189; specol@usc.edu
Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
The Getty Research Institute, grirights@getty.edu
USC Libraries Special Collections
specol@usc.edu
Description
Photograph of the 5-story Marfay Building, 5657 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, purchased by Bernard B. Howard -- a Beverly Hills investor -- in 1955. Typed note attached to verso, dated 9 June 1955. The building is on Miracle Mile, (the north side of Wilshire Boulevard, basically on the northwest corner with Hauser Boulevard). It was built in 1949 by Welton Becket and Walter Wurdeman, who had their architectural offices at this location. The bottom floor had a variety of businesses over the years, including a famed jewelry store, Donavan and Seamans, etc.
Type
image
Format
1 photograph : photoprint, b&w
photographic prints
photographs
Identifier
examiner-m4617
EXM-P-S-LOS-ANG-CIT-BUI-179
http://doi.org/10.25549/examiner-m4617
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/EXM-P-S-LOS-ANG-CIT-BUI-179.jpg
Subject
Los Angeles--City--Buildings--M
Time Period
1955-06-09
Place
5657 Wilshire Boulevard
California
Los Angeles
Marfay Building
USA
Source
3-1275-02805-1788 [Identifying Number]
EXM-P-S-LOS-ANG-CIT-BUI-179 [Original Filename]
Subjects 318 [Print Box]
University of Southern California [Contributing entity]
Relation
Los Angeles Examiner Photographs Collection, 1920-1961
Los Angeles Examiner Prints Collection, late 1920's - 1961
examiner-m4404

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