Miracle Mile Historical Photo Collection

Desmond’s building, 1929

“‘Miracle Mile’s’ tower attracts — Wilshire Boulevard’s tower building continues to attract leading merchants. The latest lease taken in this ‘Miracle Mile’ building is by Silverwoods. The pioneer clothing firm will occupy the southeast corner, with a frontage of 60 feet. Twenty-year lease costs $500,000. — Firm leases new quarters — Coming as the second downtown merchant to locate in the ‘Miracle Mile’ on Wilshire boulevard in the last few months, announcement was made yesterday of the leasing of space in the Wilshire Tower Building by Silverwood’s. — Quarters to be occupied by the pioneer clothiers is located a the southeast corner of Wilshire boulevard and Burnside avenue, a few blocks west of La Brea avenue. It has a frontage of 60 feet and a depth of 125 feet, an includes the”… — Examiner clipping attached to verso, dated 11 May 1929. (Los Angeles Examiner Collection; USC Digital Library)

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