9780847833849

Classic Homes of Los Angeles

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  • ISBN13:

    9780847833849

  • ISBN10:

    0847833844

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 10/26/2010
  • Publisher: Random House Inc
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Summary

The first book to show the early residential architecture of Los Angeles and environs in the region's earliest developed neighborhoods, such as Windsor Village, Hancock Park, and Fremont Place, as well as later developments such as Bell Air, Pasadena, and Beverly Hills. The book traverses the many various architectural styles from Victorian and Tudor, Georgian and Gothic Revival to Spanish Colonial, Art Deco and Streamline Moderne by the best architects during the period of 1899 to 1938, and includes the work of such renown architects as Frank Lloyd Wright, Greene and Greens, Roland Coate, George Washington Smith, and Wallace Neff. Houses include: Huntington Mansion, Bamble House, La Miniatura, Doheny Mansion, Adamson house, the "Dynasty House," Cecil B. DeMille Estate, Yust House, and others.

Author Biography

Douglas Woods, a Los Angeles native, has spent the last twenty years as a book dealer, consultant, and private librarian specializing in architecture and the arts. Melba Levick is the photographer for Rizzoli’s Cottages in the Sun and many other books. D. J. Waldie is a widely published author and winner of the California Book Award for nonfiction.

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