Miracle Mile Historical Photo Collection

Simon’s drive-in restaurant, located at 5171 Wilshire Boulevard, circa 1937

A Simon’s drive-in restaurant, located at 5171 Wilshire Boulevard, with a sign for Halsco out front on the lawn. Nearby are a sign which encourages passers-by to “Read Examiner Want Ads,” a small Spanish-style commercial building (center, later demolished), the offices for Mutual of Omaha in the E. Clem Wilson Building (upper left, later Samsung), located at 5217 Wilshire Boulevard, and two Wilshire Lanterns (left). Herman J. Schultheis Collection. (Los Angeles Public Library)

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