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Modern San Diego Books

Beyond the online and social media spheres, we also publish limited edition books. Please get in touch with any questions.

By Keith York
MOD-5 Julius Shulman: Modern La Jolla
MOD-4 Julius Shulman: Modern San Diego
MOD-3 Frank Lloyd Wright's Legacy in San Diego
MOD-2 The Bobertz Residence
MOD-1 Paradise Found 2004 Calendar

The following publications are available for purchase/payment via PayPal, Venmo (to @Keith-York-15) as well as via Zelle, cash, check our money order. Please get in touch if you have any questions or would like to place an order HERE.

MOD-7 Craig Ellwood: Furniture (2024)
The little-known history of Craig Ellwood's furniture designs told through vintage photography by Marvin Rand and drawings from the architect's archive. $30.00 postpaid

MOD-6 The Sensuous Environment: Sim Bruce Richards, Architect (2023)
The first monograph on the artist/architect shares its title with the 2023-2024 exhibition at the San Diego History Center in Balboa Park. $50.00 postpaid

MOD-5 Julius Shulman: Modern La Jolla (2019)
This 28-page book accompanied the exhibition hosted at the La Jolla Historical Society is out of print.

MOD-4 Julius Shulman: Modern San Diego (2019)
This 32-page exhibition catalog accompanied my exhibition at the San Diego Central Library Gallery. $20.00 postpaid

MOD-3 Frank Lloyd Wright's Legacy in San Diego: The Taliesin Apprentices (2015)
The 16-page catalog accompanied my exhibition at the La Jolla Historical Society is out of print.

MOD-2 The Bobertz Residence: Craig Ellwood and the Legacy of Arts & Architecture in San Diego (2015)
I produced a small run of these books about my previous home. You can order a copy of HERE.

MOD-1 Paradise Found: Modern Architecture of San Diego (2004)
This 12-month wall calendar of Julius Shulman's fantastic images of San Diego projects was produced in collaboration with the famed photographer. Features photographs of the Salk Institute, the Case Study Houses and more. $10.00 postpaid

COMING SOON

MOD-8 Craig Ellwood: Remembering the Thin Man
One-part biography and one-part autobiography, this inside view of Ellwood relies on two unpublished manuscripts. To be released in 2024.

MOD-9 Southern California Modern: The Photography of John Hartley
In the same spirit of the work photographers Julius Shulman and Marvin Rand, John Hartley captured the work of San Diego, Orange County and Los Angeles area archtiects and designers in the decades following World War II. To be released in 2024.

MOD-10 Modern San Diego: 20th Century Modernism At The Edge of the Pacific
Many years in the making, the first survey of 20th Century modern architecture throughout San Diego County will be released in 2025.

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