Silver Lake Chronicles: Exploring an Urban Oasis in Los Angeles

Silver Lake Chronicles: Exploring an Urban Oasis in Los Angeles

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ISBN-13: 9781609499587
Publisher: History Press, The
Publication date: 11/11/2014
Series: Brief History
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 826,944
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author


Michael Locke served on the first Silver Lake Neighborhood Council as Region 1 representative and vice chair, and was founder of the Beautification Committee. Since 2003, he has edited and published the Silver Lake News, an online community newspaper. He also contributes to the Los Feliz Ledger, the Los Feliz Observer and the Los Angeles City Historical Society newsletter. He lives in the Durex Model Home (L.A. Historic-Cultural Landmark No. 1025) in Los Feliz with his wife Donna Jean. Vincent Brook has a PhD in film and television from UCLA. He teaches media studies at UCLA, USC, Cal-State LA and Pierce College, and has authored or edited five books, most recently "Land of Smoke and Mirrors: A Cultural History of Los Angeles" and "Woody on Rye: Jewishness in the Films and Plays of Woody Allen" (both 2013). Born in Van Nuys, he has lived in Silver Lake with his wife Karen since 1978.

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