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Title supplied by cataloger.; Photograph was edited for publication purposes. This show took place at the Pan Pacific Auditorium.; Pan Pacific Auditorium was located at 7600 Beverly Boulevard in the Fairfax district. Its green and white western-facing 228 foot long facade featured four stylized towers and flagpoles meant to represent upswept aircraft fins above the entrance. Designed by architects Wurdemann & Becket, it was one of America's finest examples of Streamline Moderne architecture. From 1935 to 1972, when it was closed after the Los Angeles Convention Center opened, it held numerous sporting events, rallies, circuses, and car shows. After years of neglect and failed attempts at restoration, the structure was destroyed by fire in 1989. Pan Pacific Park is now located at this site. Photograph caption dated October 22, 1965 reads, "Fashions, finery and the fantastic Oldsmobile Toronado were admired by Mrs. Charles A. Owen III, Mrs. Glen Mitchel and Mr. Mitchel (from left) at automobile show."
1 photographic print :b&w ;29 x 36 cm. Photographic prints
00105887 Herald Examiner Collection HE box 3537 CARL0005263719 http://220.127.116.11/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/31723
Los Angeles Auto Show Pan Pacific Auditorium (Los Angeles, Calif.) General Motors Corporation.--Oldsmobile Division Automobile shows--California--Los Angeles Oldsmobile automobile Toronado automobile Automobiles--California--Los Angeles Couples--California--Los Angeles Men--California--Los Angeles Women--California--Los Angeles Auditoriums--California--Fairfax (Los Angeles) Lost architecture--California--Fairfax (Los Angeles) Fairfax (Los Angeles, Calif.) Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs Herald-Examiner Collection photographs Wurdeman, Walter C Becket, Welton Motor Car Dealers Association of Los Angeles