Wilshire Boulevard Photos

Wilshire Boulevard is the most important street running from downtown Los Angeles to Santa Monica. As such it is lined with many architecturally interesting buildings including some of the Art Deco ones for which LA is noted. Wilshire and a section of it called the Miracle Mile pass the La Brea Tar Pits and the several major museums located at Hancock Park. Wilshire is also the major street of Beverly Hills & Westwood. LA's subway follows part of Wilshire.

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Bullocks Wilshire Department Store Building. Los Angeles, CA.Moderne portal of Bullocks Wilshire Department Store. Los Angeles, CA.Wilshire Boulevard Temple. Los Angeles, CA.Wilshire Professional Building. Los Angeles, CA.
Bullocks Wilshire Department Store Building (1928) (3050 Wilshire Blvd.). Los Angeles, CA. Style: Moderne. Architect: John Parkinson, Donald B. Parkinson, Feil & Paradice.Moderne portal of Bullocks Wilshire Department Store. Los Angeles, CA.Wilshire Boulevard Temple (1922-9) (3663 Wilshire at Hobart). Los Angeles, CA. Style: Byzantine. Architect: Abraham A. Adelman, S. Tilden Norton & David C. Allison. On National Register.Wilshire Professional Building (1929) (13 floors) (3875 Wilshire Blvd.). Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Arthur E. Harvey.
Museum Gardens & Glen-Wilson Building. Los Angeles, CA.Entrance of Dominguez-Wilshire Building. Los Angeles, CA.Facade of Dominguez-Wilshire Building. Los Angeles, CA.Facade of Dominguez-Wilshire Building. Los Angeles, CA.
Museum Gardens & Glen-Wilson Building (1929) (13 floors) (5225 Wilshire Blvd.). Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Meyer & Holler.Entrance of Dominguez-Wilshire Building. Los Angeles, CA.Facade of Dominguez-Wilshire Building. Los Angeles, CA.Facade of Dominguez-Wilshire Building. Los Angeles, CA.
Dominguez-Wilshire Building. Los Angeles, CA.Former Chandler Shoe Store. Los Angeles, CA.Decorative panels of El Rey Theatre. Los Angeles, CA.El Rey Theatre. Los Angeles, CA.
Dominguez-Wilshire Building (1930) (10 floors) (5410 Wilshire Blvd.). Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Morgan, Walls & Clements.Former Chandler Shoe Store (c1938) (5407 Wilshire Blvd.). Los Angeles, CA. Style: Streamline Moderne. Architect: Marcus P. Miller.Decorative panels of El Rey Theatre (5515 Wilshire Blvd.). Los Angeles, CA.El Rey Theatre (1928) (5515 Wilshire Blvd.). Los Angeles, CA. Style: Art Moderne. Architect: Clifford A. Balch.
Carvings over entrance of Wilshire Tower. Los Angeles, CA.Art Deco details of Wilshire Tower. Los Angeles, CA.Upper story details of Wilshire Tower. Los Angeles, CA.Wilshire Tower. Los Angeles, CA.
Carvings over entrance of Wilshire Tower. Los Angeles, CA.Art Deco details of Wilshire Tower. Los Angeles, CA.Upper story details of Wilshire Tower. Los Angeles, CA.Wilshire Tower (1929) (12 floors) (5514 Wilshire Blvd.) (former Desmonds Dept. Store). Los Angeles, CA. Style: Art Moderne. Architect: Gilbert Stanley Underwood.
Sculpture as base of Museum Square Building. Los Angeles, CA.Museum Square. Los Angeles, CA.Terraced facade of Wilshire Courtyard complex. Los Angeles, CA.Fountains of Wilshire Courtyard complex. Los Angeles, CA.
Sculpture as base of Museum Square Building. Los Angeles, CA.Museum Square (1948) (11 floors) (5757 Wilshire Blvd.) (originally Prudential Building). Los Angeles, CA. Style: International. Architect: Wurdman & Becket.Terraced facade of Wilshire Courtyard complex. Los Angeles, CA.Fountains of Wilshire Courtyard complex. Los Angeles, CA.
Wilshire Courtyard complex. Los Angeles, CA.5670 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA.5670 Wilshire Blvd. above LaBrea Tarpits. Los Angeles, CA.5670 Wilshire Blvd. & Wilshire Courtyard above LaBrea Tar Pits. Los Angeles, CA.
Wilshire Courtyard complex (1987) (6 floors) (5700-50 Wilshire Blvd.). Los Angeles, CA. Architect: McLarand, Vasquez & Partners.5670 Wilshire Blvd. (1967) (24 floors). Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Luckman Partnership.5670 Wilshire Blvd. above LaBrea Tarpits. Los Angeles, CA.5670 Wilshire Blvd. & Wilshire Courtyard above LaBrea Tar Pits. Los Angeles, CA.
Sculpted mastodon shows how ancient animals were trapped in La Brea Tar Pits. Los Angeles, CA.George C. Page Museum of La Brea Discoveries. Los Angeles, CA.Buildings on Wilshire Boulevard reflect setting sun into La Brea tar pits. Los Angeles, CA.Ahmanson Building on LACMA campus. Los Angeles, CA.
Sculpted mastodon shows how ancient animals were trapped in La Brea Tar Pits. Los Angeles, CA.George C. Page Museum of La Brea Discoveries (1976) (Hancock Park). Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Thornton & Fagan Assoc.. Buildings on Wilshire Boulevard reflect setting sun into La Brea tar pits. Los Angeles, CA.Ahmanson Building (1964) on LACMA campus. Los Angeles, CA. Architect: William L. Pereira.
Broad Contemporary Art Museum on LACMA campus. Los Angeles, CA.LACMA West building on LACMA campus. Los Angeles, CA.Pavilion for Japanese Art on LACMA campus. Los Angeles, CA.Petersen Automotive Museum. Los Angeles, CA.
Broad Contemporary Art Museum on LACMA campus. Los Angeles, CA.LACMA West building (1940) on LACMA campus (former May Co. Department Store). Los Angeles, CA. Style: Streamline Moderne. Architect: Albert C. Martin Sr..Pavilion for Japanese Art (1978-88) on LACMA campus. Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Bruce Goff + Bart Prince. Petersen Automotive Museum (6060 Wilshire Blvd.). Los Angeles, CA.
Craft & Folk Art Museum. Los Angeles, CA.6100 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA.People's Bank Building against Hollywood hills. Los Angeles, CA.
Craft & Folk Art Museum (5814 Wilshire Blvd.). Los Angeles, CA.6100 Wilshire Blvd. (1986) (16 floors). Los Angeles, CA.People's Bank Building (1971) (32 floors) (5900 Wilshire Blvd.) against Hollywood hills. Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Welton Becket & Assoc..

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