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Bullock's Wilshire




Bullocks_wilshire_orr Photograph by Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times

Bullock's Wilshire, at Wilshire and Westmoreland, opened in 1929 and closed in 1993. It is now the library of Southwestern University School of Law.
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Above, the lavish interior of Bullock's Wilshire in an undated photo.
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"Beauty, comfort and utility
at apex in building."
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A reader asked where Bullock's Wilshire was located, so I thought I'd post a bit about the store, especially because I feature items that turn up on EBay. The store was already struggling against suburban malls when it was looted in the 1992 riots and closed the next year.



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