From the Library of American Landscape History and UGA Press

Take an early look at the forthcoming book and documentary film on modernist landscape architect Ruth Shellhorn.

To preview the book:

Ruth Shellhorn

About the book: Available April 1, 2016
Ruth Shellhorn by Kelly Comras
This is the first book to examine the work of this modernist landscape architect and her contribution to the Southern California experience.
Paperback, $26.95 | 137 color and b&w photos | 978-0-8203-4963-3
Published in association with the Library of American Landscape History
Inaugural volume in the Masters of Modern Landscape Design series



To preview the film:

Shellhorn Film

About the film: Premiering April 2016
Ruth Shellhorn: Midcentury Landscape Design in Southern California
Runtime of finished film: 12 minutes
Part of the LALH film series North America by Design
Produced in association with Florentine Films/Hott Productions


Santa Anna
Fashion Square Santa Ana, 1959. One of Ruth Shellhorn’s four major projects for Bullock’s shopping centers.