How the movie industry shaped the Art Deco legacy of Los Angeles

Los Angeles, most known today for its extensive highway system and car culture, actually has a rich architectural legacy. During the 1920s and 1930s, as the local economy became heavily based on the nascent movie industry, numerous Art Deco buildings of various types were constructed across the growing city, many of which remain today, as illustrated in this photo essay.

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Art Deco Los Angeles

By John L. Dorman

The New York Times

October 4, 2016

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