Beltline Drive-In, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1982

N.p. John Margolies, 1991. Original oversize photograph by John Margolies, 1982, struck in 1991, signed by the photographer on the verso, "Beltline Drive-In Theater, 1982 / Grand Rapids, Michigan / John Margolies / June, 1991 / 45."

Architectural critic, photographer, and author, Margolies is best known for his photographs of vernacular and novelty architecture, most notably roadside attractions built during America's automobile culture of the 1950s, taken between 1969 and 2008. Approximately 400 of the photographs appear in his 2010 monograph, "John Margolies: Roadside America," and in 2016 the Library of Congress created the public domain, "John Margolies Roadside America Photograph Archive," consisting of 11, 710 color slides of his photographs.

20 x 16 inches. Near Fine.


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