New Book by Ruth Wallach on History & Architecture of L.A.‘s Miracle Mile
A new book by the USC Libraries' Ruth Wallach explores the history and architectural legacy of L.A.'s Miracle Mile district. Published by History Press, Miracle Mile in Los Angeles: History and Architecture features images from the USC Libraries' Special Collections and includes a detailed, block-by-block walking tour of the Miracle Mile's most significant architecture.
Wallach is head of USC's Helen Topping Architecture and Fine Arts Library. She previously co-authored Historic Hotels of Los Angeles and Hollywood, The Historic Core of Los Angeles, and A University and a Neighborhood: University of Southern California in Los Angeles, 1880-1984 with colleagues at the USC Libraries. She has also written about architectural drawings from the USC Libraries' archival collections for KCET's Artbound website.