Silverwoods

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Silverwoods was a men's clothing store chain founded in Los Angeles in 1894 by Francis Bernard ("Daddy") Silverwood, a Canadian-American originally from near Lindsay, Ontario. The first store was located at 124 S. Spring St., then moved to a larger location at 221 S. Spring; the flagship store was established in 1904 at Sixth & Broadway, and was renovated and expanded in 1921.[1]

Silverwood died in March 1924. In later decades the store was purchased by Hartmarx and focused on business suits until the end, after eventually becoming out of sync with the clothing preferences of Southern California men.

By 1992 when the chain closed, Silverwoods had grown to an eighteen store chain with branches across Greater Los Angeles.[2]

In 1963 its branches were located at:

Greater Los Angeles:


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