A Bit of History: Pasquale Fabrizio ("shoemaker
to the stars"), once located between Park La Brea and the edge
of the Miracle Mile (next door to Italian caff╦ next door), repaired
one of the pairs of Dorothy's ruby slippers! His uncle, Pasquale
Di Fabrizio, was the custom shoe crafter for Cary Grant, Dean Martin and
Frank Sinatra, inherited the family business.
Read more: "Cobbler Stays a Step Ahead of the Hip; Displaced twice in five years by upscale developments, Pasquale Fabrizio remains true to his traditional craft," by Lisa Richardson, Los Angeles Times, Sep 7, 2004, pg. B.1