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Title
Wiltern Theatre in danger
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Creator
Papaleo, Ken
Date Created and/or Issued
1980
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
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.
Photograph caption dated February 7, 1980 reads, "The historic Wiltern Theatre, at the corner of Wilshire Boulevard and Western Avenue, is in danger of being torn down."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00028708
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box Theater
CARL0000035505
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/8017
Subject
Wiltern (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Pellissier Building (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Theaters--California--Los Angeles
Office buildings--California--Los Angeles
Stores & shops--California--Los Angeles
Marquees--California--Los Angeles
Art deco (Architecture)--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments
Western Avenue (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Wilshire Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs
Clements, Stiles Oliver,1883-1966

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