O U T S I D E L E F T   stay i n d e p e n d e n t

Beach Houses

Long Beach Architecture - The unexpected metropolis by Cara Mullio and Jennifer M. Volland

get the weekly Outsideleft newsletter
by LamontPaul, for outsideleft.com
originally published: December, 2004
Cara and Jennifer's unexpected metropolis
by LamontPaul, for outsideleft.com
originally published: December, 2004
Cara and Jennifer's unexpected metropolis

LONG BEACH ARCHITECTURE, The Unexpected Metropolis by Cara Mullio and Jennifer M. Volland.

Beginning with an illustrated essay on the history of the built development of Long Beach, this big and beautifully produced volume also documents one hundred of the city's most important architectural projects, built, unrealized, and demolished, by architects as varied as Julia Morgan, Edward Killingsworth, Greene and Greene, and Raphael Soriano. New and archival photographs, many by masters such as Julius Shulman and Marvin Rand, combine with the fresh and original prose to present a city both familiar and undiscovered. A must for architects, local residents, indeed anyone with curiosity about the urban growth of Southern California.

see more stories from outsideleft's Culture archive »»

LamontPaul

publisher, lamontpaul is currently producing a collection of outsideleft's anti-travel stories for the SideCartel, with a downloadable mumbled word version accompanied by understated musical fabulists, the frozen plastic

Outsideleft Night In
OL's Daily Playlist to Stay In For
wed.3.june, Make It Stop - Si Framework's pre/post punk Frankenstein list
[ MORE INFO / NIGHT IN PAGE »» ]

MORE STORIES TO READ...


thumb through the ancient archives:

search for something you might like...


sign up for the outsideleft weekly. a selection of new and archived stories every week. Or less.

View previous campaigns.

Moments Tell
A new poem from Debra Ifill
The OutsideLeft iPod... (Set to shuffle)
There isn't a week that goes by that we get an email from a reader wondering what we here in the OutsideLeft offices are listening to. Every now and then we'll get a good promo and listen to it for the entire day, but we also like the classics so our list is usually a mix of the old and the new. Here's what's on the office iPod this week (with links to the song's respective video for your viewing pleasure courtesy of YouTube.com).
From the Moshpit #5: Pete and Shane's, secret St. Patrick's Show
A Funny Story About King Kong
King Kong's latest idiot savant party breakdown masterpiece is the Proust's madelines of my misspent bachelor years
Outsidebooks #4: In Pete's Doherty's Crack Den, Tara Telephone, and Pseudo-City
Joe Ambrose follows the fellows from the Daily Mirror down deep into Pete Doherty's Crack Den... And reads some good stuff too...
Everything Momus All The Time
New OL contributor John Robinson is going to review everything Momus ever did or does...
Some of our favorite things...