Eden by Design: The 1930 Olmsted-Bartholomew Plan for Los Angeles Region

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""Eden by Design" is a compelling and fascinating description of a possible Los Angeles that never came to be. Greg Hise and William Deverell have resurrected the Olmsted Brothers' 1930 plan for Los Angeles County, and then, in a wonderful introduction, put the plan in context so that to read it now is to see not only what seemed dangerous and possible in 1930 but also how and why one route to the present was chosen over others. In their hands, the plan acts like a ghost of Los Angeles, reminding us about a vanished past, ...

Eden by Design: The 1930 Olmsted-Bartholomew Plan for Los Angeles Region 2000, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520224155

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