Miracle Mile: Then & Now Photographs

Seibu Department Store, circa 1962/Petersen Automotive Museum, 2013

Seibu Department Store, circa 1962/Petersen Automotive Museum, 2013. Located at 6060 Wilshire Boulevard and built in 1962 for the U.S. branch of Japanese department chain store, Seibu, from 1964-1986 it housed Ohrbach’s department store. Many years later, Robert E. Petersen, founder of Hot Rod and Motor Trend magazines purchased the building, and along with his wife, Margie, founded the $40 million dollar Petersen Automotive Museum in 1994. The historic building was designed by Welton Becket and Associates. (Bottom photograph by Justin Fields.)

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