Miracle Mile: Then & Now Photographs

Flying Sauce Restaurant and Brown’s Bakery, 1978/Staples Office Supplies, 2013

Flying Sauce Restaurant and Brown’s Bakery, 1978/Staples Office Supplies, 2013. Top photo: Looking north across Wilshire Boulevard towards three businesses, the Flying Saucer restaurant (left), Brown’s Wilshire Bakery, and the Roman Foods Market (right); photograph dated 1978. In the late 1980s the Flying Saucer – formely Wimpy’s – and Brown’s were demolished and a new building was constructed to include the Roman Foods structure as a Staples office supply store. (Top: Marlene Laskey Collection, Los Angeles Public Library – Bottom: Justin Fields)

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