Description: Raw footage from a show titled "Los Angeles History Project" that aired on KCET in Los Angeles, from 1988 through 1990. Each of the three seasons consisted of four episodes. Cliff May (1909-1989) was one of the most prolific figures in architecture to emerge in California in the 20th century. He is best known for developing the post-war "California Ranch House". He designed and/or built over 1,000 homes and commercial properties, and his designs for low-cost ranch homes were used in the construction of at least 18,000 houses after World War II. He is a sixth generation Californian and a sharp observer of the changing lifestyles that have affected his work over the past five decades. (Bio notes taken directly from transcription provided by KCET).
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