Iconic LA

Iconic LA

Stories of LA's Most Memorable Buildings

Book - 2000
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Journalist and writer Gloria Koenig profiles 13 important public and private buildings in the Los Angeles area, including one designed by her husband, architect Pierre Koenig. Although very different from one another, she argues that the buildings together form an "architectural web" that represents the cultural currents at work in the city. Among other topics, she covers each building's origin, architect, construction process, and history, as well as its public reception. The book contains high-quality b&w photographs. Oversize: 9.5x12 Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Glendale, Calif. : Balcony Press, c2000
ISBN: 9781890449087
1890449083
Characteristics: 119 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm
Alternative Title: Iconic L.A

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