Are you interested in finding books similar to Out of Season: The Vanishing Architecture of the Wildwoods by Joseph Giovannini? Out of Season: The Vanishing Architecture of the Wildwoods can best be described as follows: 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..
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1. Wildwood Moments: New Jersey’s Beloved Boardwalk by author Ian Mark Smith.
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2. Wildwood’s Neon Nights & Motel Memories by author Robert O. Williams.
Description: Wildwood, New Jersey, is a Doo Wop seashore destination for adventure with thrilling rides, bright neon signs, fancy motels, and a good time. This book is a trek through the decades (1960s to the present) that stops a dozen times at memorable places and with colorful people who have added significantly to its style, evolution, preservation, and restoration.
3. Hunt’s Pier (Images of America) by author Rob Ascough.
Description: With the completion of the Garden State Parkway and a prospering society’s increased mobility in the years following World War II, the Wildwoods transitioned from a remote barrier island along the southern New Jersey coast to a vacation mecca. Featuring free bathing beaches, state-of-the-art motels, endless nightlife, and a honky-tonk boardwalk lined with entertainment options of all kinds, the resort would thrive for the better part of the next half-century.