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Old Posted Sep 24, 2013, 8:54 PM
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Originally Posted by srk1941 View Post
"This was the Berl Berry Lincoln-Mercury showroom at 3700 Wilshire, opened in 1951. I looked and looked for some better pics of it than the one below"

This was designed by architect Lewis E. Wilson, who is most widely known for his involvement in the design of Baldwin Hills Village. He was part of the firm Wilson, Merrill and Alexander, and the brother of architect Adrian Wilson. There are more images of this online, and also of the Baldwin Theater, which had a similar shape.
See also https://wilshireboulevardhouses.blog...lease-see.html

Julius Shulman/Getty

This would have been soon after opening in May 1951--that's a '51 Lincoln in the corner, along with some new Mercurys.

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