Hollywood: Then and Now

Hollywood: Then and Now

by Rosemary Lord
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions


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

Overview


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.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"A fascinating comparison of the orange groves and bean fields of yesterday with the slick of urban streets today." —Discover Hollywood

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781909108394
Publisher:
Pavilion Books, Limited
Publication date:
07/01/2013
Series:
Then and Now Series
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
496,154
Product dimensions:
9.90(w) x 11.16(h) x 0.67(d)

Meet the Author


Rosemary Lord has spent more than 20 years working in Los Angeles, acting in theater, films, and television as well as working as a senior publicist for Columbia Pictures. She is the author of Los Angeles Then and Now.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >