Tales From The Strip

Tales From The Strip

A Century in the Fast Lane

Book - 2018
Rate this:

Tales from The Strip: A Century in the Fast Lane is a thought-provoking--and riotous--amble from Doheny to Crescent Heights on America's most famous strip: Sunset.

From its legendary hotels and clubs to its notorious mobsters to its thriving intellectual haunts, life on the Strip from its earliest days makes Tales from The Strip a path of plenty--direct from the keyboard of journalist and raconteur Van Gordon Sauter, with visuals created,researched, curated, and designed by Robert Landau and Frans Evenhuis. The combination is a remarkable romp along Sunset, right into today's landscape, where even Frank Gehry is taking a twenty-first-century hand at shaping the scene.

For everyone who ever danced at the Whisky, bought spats at gangster Mickey Cohen's haberdashery, longed to go to the Playboy Club, frolicked at the Roxy, tangoed at Ciro's, rocked and rolled at Tower Records, or rubbed shoulders with Sir Eltonat Book Soup, this book is your book, ready to take you cruising The Strip. The Sunset Strip, of course.

Publisher: Santa Monica, California : Angel City Press, [2018]
ISBN: 9781626400399
1626400393
Branch Call Number: 979.494 SAUTER
Characteristics: 176 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 32 cm
Additional Contributors: Landau, Robert - Author

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at SMPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top