Wilshire corridor

Up close and personal along L.A.'s Miracle Mile

This one sounds like fun - a walking tour along the stretch of Wilshire Boulevard that was designed to rival the great boulevards of Europe. Since we're talking about the 1920s, there's a bunch of Art Deco architecture to discuss on the Aug. 6 tour, which is being led by John Thomas, president of the Art Deco Society of Los Angeles. Here's a link with more details.

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