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Viva Las Vegas

Viva Las Vegas

After-Hours Architecture

By Alan Hess,Foreword by Robert Venturi,and Denise Scott Brown,and Steven Izenour

As eccentric and entertaining as its subject matter, Viva Las Vegas examines the architectural and historical evolution of America's original strip city, from its modest origins as a sleepy roadside stop to the neon splendor of its extravagant "theme" hotels. Illustrated with fascinating contemporary and archival photographs, this inviting, informative volume offers an intriguing look into the kitsch and complexities of a unique and provocative Clty.

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Size: 10 x 9-5/8 in;
Pages: 128 pp;
150 Full-Color, Tinted, and B/W Photographs
Format: Paperback
Publication: July 1993
ISBN: 9780811801119
ISBN10: 081180111X
Alan Hess is architecture critic of the San Jose Mercury News and the author of numerous books, including Palm Springs Weekend (0-8118-2804-2) and Rancho Deluxe (0-8118-2420-9). He divides his time between Northern California and Michigan.