Eastsider LA"> clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Beloved Eastside Treasure Trove Minnette's Antiques Has Closed

Image via <a href="http://www.theeastsiderla.com/2014/06/storefront-report-long-time-echo-park-antiques-shop-to-ring-up-its-last-sale/">Eastsider LA</a>
Image via Eastsider LA

Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to Vox.com, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.

Echo Park has lost an insider-faved treasure trove. As spotted on essential indie boutique Myrtle's Facebook page, beloved vintage shop Minnette's Antiques is locking their doors forever.

"After 47 years we are sadly closing our doors on June 28," the store wrote on its windows. In an effort to keep 97-year-old shop owner and respected resident Minnette King's business afloat, manager Victoria Thor recently told Eastsider LA that the furniture and accessories shop relocated in December to neighbor Rumer B Antiques' vacated digs. (Sadly, King passed away not long after.)

Minnette's Antiques' old space at 2205 W Sunset Blvd is now home to holistic sweat sanctuary Whole Body Method.
· What LA Shopping Stretch Was Most Improved in 2012? [Racked]
· Whole Body Method's Second Studio Opens in Echo Park on Sat [Racked]

Minnette's Antiques

2209 W Sunset Blvd, Echo Park, CA