Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Acres of Books - An LA Institution is Closing


Acres of Books, the largest Bookstore in Los Angeles is closing in one year. It has been open since 1960, when founder and established bookseller Bertrand Smith moved from Cincinnati, Ohio.


The Streamline Moderne building is being sold to Long Beach Redevelopment Agency who plans develop the property into a mixed-use development, according to the LA Times article.

Go visit Acres and Aisles of Books at their current location: 240 Long Beach Blvd. while you can!