More old L.A. photos: May Co. on Wilshire

may-co-escalator-lacma.jpgThis photo isn't actually old. It was shot the other day inside LACMA West, the museum's building at the corner of Wilshire and Fairfax. It shows a remnant of the May Company department store that opened on the corner in about 1940. (I don't have my files with me, though we have a great photo of the intense opening day in Wilshire Boulevard: Grand Concourse of Los Angeles.) More current pics from inside the old store (and on the roof) at LACMA's Unframed blog.

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