|THE book about Downtown L.A. for the time previous to the rise of commercial cinema - with ten essays examining place and memory within the Expansion District for the years 1769 through 1910. 'Homage' affords a deep, evocative archaeology of the city's 19th Century experience.
Homage To Downtown ~ In Search of Place and Memory in Ancient L.A.
Authored by John Crandell RLA
Large format/BW. Richly illustrated with individual architectures, street scenes, portraits, topographic maps, design data and block by block figure-field illustrations.
Available at www.LULU.com
Recommended by Bert Green and Kevin Starr.