On Saturday, September 7th at 6pm I will be giving a rollicking slide talk of historical highlights and sign books at Soap Plant – Wacko, 4633 Hollywood Blvd. “Greetings from Las Vegas” features over 300 vintage photographs and postcards that tell the story of … Continue reading
In 1964, the Young Electric Sign Company (YESCO) proposed this gigantic atomic age “Rotating Spectacular (Three -Sided)” in Las Vegas for I.W. Harper Kentucky Bourbon. Among YESCO’s most celebrated earlier Vegas signs were Vegas Vic (1951), Sands (1952), Mint (1955), … Continue reading
I am excited to announce that my latest pictorial history “Greetings from Las Vegas” will be available this September. Humorous and informative, the book visually celebrates Las Vegas’ evolution from a dusty railroad town to the world’s entertainment capital. Here’s … Continue reading
There were over 1,000 oil derricks near downtown Los Angeles between 1892 and 1901. Continue reading
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On Saturday, August 19th at 7pm I will be giving a book launch and rollicking slide talk on my new “Greetings from Los Angeles” at Soap Plant-Wacko in Los Feliz. The book is a comprehensive, humorous history of Greater Los Angeles as told … Continue reading