Architecture Tours L.A. Guidebook: Silver Lake
Laura Massino SmithISBN: 0764320858;
Book DescriptionVisit more than 60 architecture sites in the area of Los Angeles known as Silver Lake, home to some of the greatest architecture in the world. Just five miles northwest of Los Angeles, it was home to a number of movie studios including the first official Disney Studio. Aficionados and students of architecture worldwide make pilgrimages to Silver Lake specifically to see the work of the Modernist architects Richard Neutra, Rudolf M. Schindler, Gregory Ain, John Lautner, and Lloyd Wright (Frank Lloyd Wright, Jr.), among others. In addition to a concentration of "Mid-century Modern" architecture, you'll see popular Spanish Colonial Revival and Spanish Mediterranean architecture, French Normandy, English Tudor, Gothic, and Post-modern styles. Here is THE way to see Los Angeles's rich architectural heritage! L.A. is a "driving" city, best seen from the car. Tour guide, author, and architectural historian Laura Massino Smith will take you on an unforgettable ride to...
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