City Of Dreams

Author: Jerald Podair
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400884705
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For the first time, City of Dreams tells the full story of the controversial building of Dodger Stadium—and how it helped create modern Los Angeles by transforming its downtown into a vibrant cultural and entertainment center.

The Operator

Author: Jerald Podair
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780691125039
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The creation of Dodger Stadium also created modern Los Angeles, which makes this book an indispensable contribution to the history of modern urban America."--Sean Wilentz, Princeton University "What is the price of a game?

Dodger Stadium

Author: Mark Langill
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1439614199
Size: 76.49 MB
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Dodger Stadium is also one of only two such parks built during the 20th century constructed entirely with private funds.

The Dodgers Move West

Author: Neil Sullivan
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0195059220
Size: 56.38 MB
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Stressing the vital role of city politicians on both coasts, this book provides insights into the Brooklyn Dodgers' move to Los Angeles in 1958 and reveals the relationship between sports franchises and public funding

Ch Vez Ravine 1949

Author: Don Normark
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 9780811840576
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Eighty-five stunning duotone photographs, originally taken in 1949, offer a remarkable portrait of Chavez Ravine, a tumble-down Mexican-American neighborhood in Los Angeles's Elysian Park, capturing the inhabitants rich cultural heritage, ...

Never Built New York

Author: Greg Goldin
Publisher: Metropolis Books
ISBN: 9781938922756
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The ambitious schemes gathered here tell the story of a different skyline and a different sidewalk alike.

Dodgers Journal

Author: John Snyder
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781578603336
Size: 73.25 MB
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A season-by-season tribute to the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers traces the club's inception through its 1957 relocation to Los Angeles, in an account that covers such topics as Jackie Robinson's breaking of the color barrier and the team ...

The Last Innocents

Author: Michael Leahy
Publisher: Harper Paperbacks
ISBN: 9780062360571
Size: 38.53 MB
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In The Last Innocents, Michael Leahy tells the story of this mesmerizing time and extraordinary team through seven players—Maury Wills, Sandy Koufax, Wes Parker, Jeff Torborg, Tommy Davis, Dick Tracewski, and Lou Johnson—taking readers ...

Water And Los Angeles

Author: William Deverell
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520292421
Size: 56.46 MB
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As such, Water and Los Angeles constitutes a breakthrough fusion of environmental, engineering, urban, and political perspectives."—Kevin Starr, University of Southern California "This book offers an accessible, readable account of the ...

Crabgrass Frontier

Author: Kenneth T. Jackson
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199840342
Size: 66.33 MB
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In conclusion, Jackson offers a controversial prediction: that the future of residential deconcentration will be very different from its past in both the U.S. and Europe.