Spectacular Illumination: Neon Los Angeles, 1925-1965 by Tom Zimmerman with J. Eric Lynxwiler
Spectacular Illumination is a thoroughly researched and abundantly illustrated account of Los Angeles' neon-adorned landscape throughout the early to mid-20th century. With 200+ color and black & white photographs and historical details on every page, Zimmerman and Lynxwiler celebrate the city's famous illuminated landmarks while highlighting the more commonplace commercial signage that dotted nearly every street, vying for Angelenos' attention and dollars.
Angel City Press, 2016
Paperback, full color, 192 pages