Friday, March 15, 2013

Walking on La Brea Ave.- New Shops and Old




I was looking for a special piece for a client's home so we went shopping on La Brea to look at things. 
 They have cool shops and it is always changing!
 I like that! 

Janet & I started at Wilshire Blvd, then went up to Beverly Blvd.




La Brea Ave.







I shop here a lot for fabrics and they have great curtains also.

360 S. La Brea Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90036

(323) 954-9280



This big silver head of a man & child. See the child on the top?
This big head is right across the street from Silk Trading.


   Hollywood memorabilia, unusual vintage items & collectibles.

Metropolis Nick Collectible Furniture
100 S La Brea Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90036

(323) 934-3700

 
Lots of galleries
 
Kerson Gallery
152 N La Brea Ave

Los Angeles, CA 90036

(323) 938-0922



Info Lighting
145 N La Brea Ave Ste C
Los Angeles, CA 90036

(323) 655-8080






Fat Chance Modern  
162 North La Brea Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90036

(323) 930-1960





Wonderful things in this shop.

Melissa Levinson Antiques
164 N. La Brea Ave

Los Angeles, CA 90036

(323) 936-1530



Noble House Antiques
145 N La Brea Ave
Los Angeles CA 90036
  (323) 933-5985


144 N. La Brea Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 933-9000 


140 N La Brea Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90036

(323) 857-0353









We went  to take a look inside.






The headboard looks like a chair. Interesting.





126 N. La Brea Ave.,

Los Angeles, CA 90036

(323) 935-4888








Plantation
144 S La Brea Ave 

 Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 932-0511




"PIG"
We found this in the concrete in front of one of the shops. 










148 S La Brea Ave
Los Angeles Ca 90036

(323) 939-9860


Cafe Midi is attached to American Rag. 
I adore their shop.

American Rag
  150 S La Brea Ave 

 Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 935-3154



They have great vintage clothing.


What goes around comes around
159 S. La Brea Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 933-0250


170 S. La Brea Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 933-4408


Graffiti Sublime Coffee
180 S La Brea Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90036





Aren't these purses something?

A+R
171 South La Brea Ave,

Los Angeles, CA 90036





Street art is found everywhere.






This reminded me of Keith Haring.



Cute restaurant

The Sycamore Kitchen
143 S La Brea Ave  
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 939-0151




I heart LA




123 S La Brea Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90036

(323) 938-1542



Monopoly






 
We loved this giant monopoly game board on the front of this art gallery.

217 S La Brea Ave 
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 933-1021


They have another location up the street @ 331 S La Brea Ave.

442 S La Brea Ave 
 Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 939-7500


 
Liz's has antique hardware you can take with you + new hardware you can order. 

Liz's Harware 
 453 S. La Brea Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 939-4403



You never know who is in this fabric shop.
Interior designers, TV/movie set designers & stars!

Diamond Foam & Fabric 
 611 S La Brea Ave  

Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 931-8148


A new kid on the block!

MOOD Designer Fabrics
645 South La Brea Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90036

(323) 653-6663

 

I hope you have enjoyed La Brea Ave. 
You can pretty much find anything in Los Angeles!


Have a wonderful weekend!



Love, 




     Peggy      




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5 comments:

  1. Peggy that sculpture is called:

    "Miss Mao Trying to Poise Herself at the Top of Lenin’s Head" and it's by two artist known as the Gao Brothers, Gao Zhen and Gao Qiang.


    see here: http://acemuseum.org/

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    1. Thank you scott! I was wondering who the artist was + the name of the sculpture.
      It is quite smashing. Thanks for stopping by and leaving that comment. love peggy

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  2. I think architecture in la will likely be great.
    Rios Clementi Hale Studios was founded in 1985 as a multi-disciplinary design firm. We create singular, integrated and comprehensive solutions for a variety of design challenges. Combined, our talents comprise a wide range of professional skills including architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning and design, interior design, graphics and signage, exhibit and product design. Project types include commercial, residential, civic, educational, institutional, exhibits and product and furniture design.
    We are dedicated to applying a strong interdisciplinary collaborative approach to the design process, whether on projects within our office or in consultation with other design firms. A broad mixture of clients and projects has given us solid experience in dealing with various and complex design issues.
    I think la architecture will be great.

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  3. What an amazing street Peggy I could lose myself for days wandering along here such a treasure trove am sure you had fun putting this post together! Thanks for the tour love LA xx Carla

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    1. you are so welcome Carla. I do love LA + you can find anything here. love peggy

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