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Best Shoe Repair

Lee's Shoe & Leather Repair

There are folks who will talk your ear off about Lee's, the shoe and leather repair shop across from the Bryant-Lake Bowl in Uptown. "Oh, they fixed the Doc Martens I've had since I was a kid, so I took them the Lucchese boots that needed to be resoled. I thought those were a lost cause, but...." And after Lee's has saved your favorite $300 pair of Fryes, or the one-of-a-kind vintage brogues you found at a flea market in Europe for next to nothing, you'll count yourself among the converted. Lee's Shoe & Leather Repair will consistently quote the fairest price and the quickest turnaround time, then have your shoes ready as promised, shined and good as new. So the next time your boots need reheeling, the strap of your leather purse needs re-affixing, or you rip the zipper off your jacket, be sure to stop in. But note: You just might become another of the fanatics.

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