". . .stunning new book. . . an exclusive look into some of the finest period revival residences and gardens to be found in and around the area's legendary neighborhoods." ~Luxlist
"Any sense of envy should quickly give way to local pride for these historical gems." ~Los Angeles Times
"A showcase of classic homes and gardens in the neighborhoods of L.A." ~The Kansas City Star
Douglas Woods, a Los Angeles native, has spent the last twenty years as a book dealer, consultant, and private librarian specializing in architecture and the arts.
Melba Levick is the photographer for Rizzoli’s Cottages in the Sun and many other books.
D. J. Waldie is a widely published author and winner of the California Book Award for nonfiction.
Excellent collection of homes and perfect photography. One of the better books of this kind. Special Highlight.... Read morePublished 1 month ago by guest
Loved the book. Was very nice, top quality condition. Thanks to the seller!Published 5 months ago by myoder
Beautiful to look at, great intro to some major L.A. architects and building styles, kind of Hancock Park-centric, but there are a lot of great houses in Hancock Park. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Timothy Hallinan
I gave this book to my cousin, who said she had always wanted it, but never bought it for herself. I received a note from her the other day that she is thoroughly enjoying this... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Spider lover
Classic Homes of Los Angeles is a wonderful coffee table book that no architectural nut should be without. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Sylverdollar
What a marvelous book on some of the great early California homes. It is wonderful to see homes that were built to be beautiful and dramatic!Published 20 months ago by colorado
This is a great coffee table book. Not obnoxiously large or heavy (books like that tend to never be read as people are intimidated to even lift them!). Read morePublished on March 7, 2013 by Callaghan
I found this book informative, entertaining and beautiful. It has wonderful information about the homes, the architects and builders and the history of the times they were built.Published on February 15, 2011 by sobelle53