Downtown in Detail: Close-Up on the Historic Buildings of Los Angeles

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Until the late 1970s, Downtown Los Angeles was simply a relic to treasure, a symbol of suburban progress by its own demise. As businesses moved out of what was once the heart of the city, many Downtown buildings suffered the swing of the wrecking ball. But suddenly, up stepped the conservators of history, the people who cared that their city had a vivid past -- and magnificent buildings were saved. Now, through the lens of master photographer/historian Tom Zimmerman we see scores of reasons why. We see the stories the ...

Downtown in Detail: Close-Up on the Historic Buildings of Los Angeles 2009, Angel City Press

ISBN-13: 9781883318918

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