Julius Shulman, Architectural Photographer, dead at 98

Julius Shulman, the gregarious photographer whose iconic images of modern architecture defined the style, died last night at the age of 98. Born in Brooklyn in 1910 to immigrant Jewish parents, his family moved to Boyle Heights when he was a boy and his devotion to Los Angeles continued throughout his long life. His work was commissioned primarily for publications—including art, architecture and shelter magazines. But his clean, romantic views of Amercian architecture transcend the publications in which they appeared. He worked nearly until his final days, and often made himself available for interviews, including sitting down with the ” title=”2007″ target=”_blank”>2007.

I had a chance to visit with Shulman in 2005 for an