J.B. Monaco - The Dean of North Beach Photographers

Mar 01, 2016 472

by Catherine Accardi

Perhaps some people believe history is a thing of the past. Think again. It is all around you. You look at it every day and likely even admire it. Examples are the many Italian cultural sites of San Francisco's North Beach such as the Columbus Tower and St. Francis Church.

These monuments to our cultural past were captured, admirably we might say, by the Dean of North Beach photographs, J.B. Monaco. You may not have heard of him, as he was before our time, but, nonetheless, his imprint on our Italian culture is ever-present, captured in historic images spanning over 70 years.

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Fonte: L'italo-Americano

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