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A fascinating comparison of the orange groves and bean fields of yesterday with the slick urban existence that is Hollywood today
Moorish and Spanish revival architecture and Frank Lloyd Wright homes still stand alongside modern structures such as Frank Gehry's breathtaking Disney Concert Hall. This book features early photographs matched with specially commissioned contemporary images of the same locations, including Graumann's Chinese Theatre and the Cocoanut Grove nightclub, and show what has changed and what has remained after 100 years of Hollywood. Sites include Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood and Vine, Immaculate Heart High School, Beachwood Village, Hollywoodland, Griffith Observatory, Hollywood High School, Gower Street, Lasky Studios, Fox Studios, Chaplin Field, MGM Studios, RKO Radio Pictures, Paramount, Hollywood Forever Cemetry, Chateau Marmont, Whitley Heights, Roosevelt Hotel, and the Garden of Allah.
Genre: Photography, Travel, History
Sub-Genre: USA / State + Local / West, Museums + Tours + Points of Interest, Subjects + Themes / Architectural + Industrial, Subjects + Themes / Regional
Street Date: July 1, 2013
Item Number (DPCI): 247-08-1960
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