From the first known photograph taken in Los Angeles to its most recent sweeping vistas, this photographic tribute to the City of Angels provides a fascinating journey through the city's cultural, political, industrial, and sociological history. It traces the city's development from the 1880s' real estate boom, through the early days of Hollywood and the urban sprawl of the late 20th century, right up to the present day, showing L.A.
This small but dynamic book is part of Taschen’s Piccolo City series which distill the vitality and history of each metropolis with 150 photos, informative captions and inspiring quotations.
Published by Taschen.
Flexicover, 192 pages.