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Out of Season

The Vanishing Architecture of the Wildwoods
by Mark Havens, Jamer Hunt and Joseph Giovannini
Booth-Clibborn Editions

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Pub Date: 2016
Format: Hardback with color illus.
Pages: 222 pp.
Size: 12.00 x 9.50 inches

ISBN: 9781861543783
TB Code: 1907127
Availability: 294 in stock

Wildwood, New Jersey: thanks to a combination of economics, geography, and chance, this Jersey Shore vacation spot has, for more than four decades, been home to a wealth of immaculately preserved midcentury motels. These jewels of neon and bright colors remained frozen in time until recently; now, a substantial number have been demolished and many that remain face an uncertain future. Determined to preserve them, photographer Mark Havens has captured their unique style over 10 years, sometimes shooting motel facades while workers were demolishing the backs. With essays by Joseph Giovannini and Jamer Hunt and evocative photographs, Out of Season celebrates the architecture of a bygone era of Jersey Shore summers.