Take A Trip Through The Magnificent Department Stores Of Old L.A.

“Shop till you drop” did not always mean “shop till your phone drops from your trembling, bargain-hunting hand.”

For a very long while, “going shopping” in Los Angeles, especially for the holidays, meant putting on real clothes and shoes unsuited to a shower stall, and taking a ride — an adventure, really — to the showplaces of mercantile Los Angeles. Read more at Los Angeles Times.