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The drive-in, the supermarket, and the transformation of commercial space in Los Angeles, 1914-1941

Author: Richard W Longstreth
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1999.
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Richard Longstreth is one of the few architectural historians to focus on ordinary commercial buildings - buildings usually associated with commercial builders and real estate developers rather than architects and thus generally overlooked by historians of "high" architecture.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard W Longstreth
ISBN: 0262122146 9780262122146 0262621428 9780262621427
OCLC Number: 39700553
Description: xviii, 248 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Responsibility: Richard Longstreth.
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Longstreth explores the early development of two kinds of retail space that have become ubiquitous in the United States in the second half of the twentieth century.  Read more...

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Longstreth's concise account advances, with the clear, plain logic ofa perfectly organized aisle at Lucky, a thesis that should make everyAngeleno proud." Ralph Rugoff, LA Weekly

 
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