Stephen Gee - Author, filmmaker

Oct 31, 09:47 PM

In this interview with the author and filmmaker, Stephen Gee, we hear about the British architect behind some of LA's most recognizable buildings.

Stephen is the author of Iconic Vision: John Parkinson, Architect of Los Angeles (Angel City Press); co-author, with Arnold Schwartzman, of Los Angeles Central Library: A History of its Art and Architecture (Angel City Press), and Los Angeles City Hall: An American Icon (Angel City Press).

Stephen's film, Iconic Vision: John Parkinson, Architect of Los Angeles includes a wealth of never before seen archive footage and interviews with leading California historians. There's also a wonderful appearance by Hollywood legend, Angela Lansbury. Watch the Lansbury extras here.

Stephen spoke to me and Rhod Sharp on BBC Radio 5 Live's Up All Night. He explains how a three-month assignment to LA turned into an adventure spanning a quarter of a century.