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Architecture Tours L.A. Guidebook: Downtown By Laura Massino Smith

Architecture Tours L.A. Guidebook: Downtown
by Laura Massino Smith

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Architecture Tours L.A. Guidebook: Downtown Summary


Architecture Tours L.A. Guidebook: Downtown by Laura Massino Smith

Here is THE way to see Los Angeles's rich architectural heritage! L.A. is a "driving" city, best seen from the car. Tour guide, author, and architectural historian Laura Massino Smith will take you on an unforgettable ride to uncover the city's exciting cultural past. You can efficiently visit dozens of L.A.'s architectural marvels in the shortest amount of time. Maps and explicit driving directions help you navigate roads, while detailed descriptions of tour sites provide each building's history. Photographs are included to help you identify more than 90 sites. On this tour you'll encounter some of the oldest and some of the newest architecture in the city's most architecturally diverse area. Styles ranging from Victorian, Renaissance Revival, and European Beaux-Arts to Art Deco and Post-modern are represented in Downtown. Visit the new Walt Disney Concert Hall and the new cathedral, then travel into Little Tokyo and Chinatown, the Historic Theater District, and the first suburb of Los Angeles featuring magnificent Victorian homes from the 1880s. History buffs, architecture enthusiasts, and L.A. visitors will love these unique and fascinating tours, which offer the best way to see diverse architecture in L.A.

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About Laura Massino Smith


Laura Massino Smith is an architectural historian, and a member of the Los Angeles Conservancy, the Society of Architectural Historians, and the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

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GOR009720892
Architecture Tours L.A. Guidebook: Downtown by Laura Massino Smith
Laura Massino Smith
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Schiffer Publishing Ltd
2004-06-11
64
076432084X
9780764320842
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