Los Angeles City Hall: An American Icon
Angel City Press
April 09, 2018
9.3 X 0.9 X 12.6 inches | 3.3 pounds
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About the Author
Stephen Gee is a writer and television producer based in Los Angeles. A graduate of City, University of London, he began his career as a newspaper reporter in Norfolk, England. He has lived in Los Angeles since 1995. He is the author of Iconic Vision: John Parkinson, Architect of Los Angeles (Angel City Press), and co-author, with Arnold Schwartzman, of Los Angeles Central Library: A History of its Art and Architecture (Angel City Press), which won the 2015 Glenn Goldman Award for Art, Architecture, and Photography, presented by the Southern California Independent Booksellers Association.
After completing electrical-engineering high school, majoring in Video Technologies and at the same time Music high school, majoring in the cello, Sandra graduated from Belgrade University of Arts and having obtained a B.A. in Film and TV Cinematography. She also enrolled in a postgraduate course in Digital Arts at the same University. Sandra successfully completed a postgraduate course at the American Film Institute in Los Angeles, CA, and obtained a Master of Fine Arts degree in cinematography.
Eric Garcetti is the 42nd Mayor of Los Angeles. Garcetti was elected four times by his peers to serve as President of the Los Angeles City Council from 2006 to 2012. From 2001 until taking office as Mayor, he served as the Councilmember representing the 13th District which includes Hollywood, Echo Park, Silver Lake, and Atwater Village -- all of which were dramatically revitalized under Garcetti's leadership. Garcetti was raised in the San Fernando Valley and earned his B.A. and M.A. from Columbia University. He studied as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford and the London School of Economics and taught at Occidental College and USC. A fourth generation Angeleno, he and his wife, Amy Elaine Wakeland, have a young daughter. He served in the U.S. Navy Reserve from 2005 to 2018 and is an avid jazz pianist and photographer.