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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.


Above, the lavish interior of Bullock's Wilshire in an undated photo.
"Beauty, comfort and utility
at apex in building."

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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