Synopses & Reviews
Originally published in a deluxe limited edition, this compact book captures the magnificence of the citys architecture and breathtaking natural surroundings—from the most coveted homes of Hollywood and Beverly Hills, to the best examples of modern and contemporary architecture by the sea. From the Eamess Case Study House to Gehrys Disney Concert Hall, this book spans Venice Beach to Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills mansions to motels, the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels to the Chateau Marmont, and Deco theaters to drive-ins. From high culture to pop, Tim Street-Porter conveys the essence of the L.A. experience in stunning color and detail.
About the Author
Tim Street-Porter is an award-winning photographer who shoots for various shelter magazines. He is the author of Freestyle, Casa Mexicana, The Los Angeles House, and Hollywood Style. He lives and works in Los Angeles. Diane Keaton—best known as an actress, writer, director, and producer—is an active member of the board of directors of the Los Angeles Conservancy and a longstanding patron of the arts with a particular interest in architecture and photography.