Abandoned and Historic Los Angeles: Neon and Beyond

Abandoned and Historic Los Angeles: Neon and Beyond

by Jason Horton


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Somewhere between the Hollywood sign and the Pacific Ocean, underneath the palm trees and above the crowded highways, there they are. You may have seen one in your favorite movie, or walked by one a thousand times. They're the landmarks, buildings, storefronts, and vintage signs that are part of what make LA and its surroundings so iconic. Not only can you see the history of Los Angeles, you can see history. Every historic location, abandoned storefront, and vintage sign is a lesson in LA's past.

Among the flickering neon portraits are essays, anecdotes, and stories from artists, writers, actors, and musicians about their own personal LA. Take a journey to the towns, cities, and neighborhoods that define Los Angeles culture, one photo at a time.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781634992558
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 09/28/2020
Series: America Through Time
Pages: 96
Sales rank: 356,471
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

JASON HORTON is a New York native who has lived in Los Angeles for almost fifteen years. He is a writer/comedian seen on Comedy Central, TruTV, the film The Thinning: New World Order, and NatGeo's Brain Games. Jason also hosts the podcasts Ghost Town and Strange Year. He is obsessed with filming locations, historical landmarks, abandoned places, and of course, Los Angeles.

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