AKA: County of Los Angeles, County Museum of Art, Annex, Miracle Mile, Los Angeles, CA; LACMA Annex, Miracle Mile, Los Angeles, CA
Structure Type: built works - commercial buildings - department stores
Dates: constructed 1940
A.C. Martin and Associates designed the May Company's Wilshire Boulevard Department Store with the Chicago architect, Samuel Marx, whose third wife was Florene May Marx, an heiress to the family's department store fortune.
Rather than demolishing it, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art took over its western neighbor for use as an annex.
PCAD id: 158