Miracle Mile Historical Photo Collection

Wilshire Bowl, circa 1930s

The Wilshire Bowl was a nightclub (and not a bowling alley). It opened in 1933, by 1941 it was the Louisiana Restaurant. Slapsy Maxie’s took over around 1943 and closed about 1947. By 1952 it was demolished to make way for Van de Kamp’s Wilshire Coffee Shop. Photo postcard, circa 1930s.

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