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October 2009

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Wednesday, October 7, 2009 Wilshire 1929

Los Angeles, eighty years ago Wilshire Tower, 5500 Wilshire Boulevard architect Gilbert Underwood, 1929

Wilshire Tower, 5500 Wilshire Boulevard  architect Gilbert Underwood, 1929
Wilshire Tower, 5500 Wilshire Boulevard  architect Gilbert Underwood, 1929
Wilshire Tower, 5500 Wilshire Boulevard  architect Gilbert Underwood, 1929
Wilshire Tower, 5500 Wilshire Boulevard  architect Gilbert Underwood, 1929
Wilshire Tower, 5500 Wilshire Boulevard  architect Gilbert Underwood, 1929
Wilshire Tower, 5500 Wilshire Boulevard  architect Gilbert Underwood, 1929
Wilshire Tower, 5500 Wilshire Boulevard  architect Gilbert Underwood, 1929

On the southeast corner of Wilshire Boulevard and South Dunsmuir Avenue, from about the same time, orange Spanish Colonial Revival with Churrigueresque detailing

Spanish Colonial Revival apartment building, southeast corner of Wilshire Boulevard and South Dunsmuir Avenue
Spanish Colonial Revival apartment building, southeast corner of Wilshire Boulevard and South Dunsmuir Avenue
Spanish Colonial Revival apartment building, southeast corner of Wilshire Boulevard and South Dunsmuir Avenue
Spanish Colonial Revival apartment building, southeast corner of Wilshire Boulevard and South Dunsmuir Avenue
Spanish Colonial Revival apartment building, southeast corner of Wilshire Boulevard and South Dunsmuir Avenue
Spanish Colonial Revival apartment building, southeast corner of Wilshire Boulevard and South Dunsmuir Avenue

Bullocks Wilshire, 3050 Wilshire Boulevard by Los Angeles architects John and Donald Parkinson, 1929

Bullocks Wilshire, 3050 Wilshire Boulevard  by Los Angeles architects John and Donald Parkinson, 1929
Bullocks Wilshire, 3050 Wilshire Boulevard  by Los Angeles architects John and Donald Parkinson, 1929
Bullocks Wilshire, 3050 Wilshire Boulevard  by Los Angeles architects John and Donald Parkinson, 1929
Bullocks Wilshire, 3050 Wilshire Boulevard  by Los Angeles architects John and Donald Parkinson, 1929
Bullocks Wilshire, 3050 Wilshire Boulevard  by Los Angeles architects John and Donald Parkinson, 1929
Bullocks Wilshire, 3050 Wilshire Boulevard  by Los Angeles architects John and Donald Parkinson, 1929
Bullocks Wilshire, 3050 Wilshire Boulevard  by Los Angeles architects John and Donald Parkinson, 1929 - negative print
Bullocks Wilshire, 3050 Wilshire Boulevard  by Los Angeles architects John and Donald Parkinson, 1929
Wilshire Tower, 5500 Wilshire Boulevard  architect Gilbert Underwood, 1929

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Technical Note:

These photographs were taken with a Nikon D200 the lenses used were AF-S Nikkor 18-70 mm 1:35-4.5G ED, or AF Nikkor 70-300 mm telephoto.  The high-resolution photography here was modified for web posting using Adobe Photoshop 7.0 software.

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