9781452113265

Bay Bridge

  • ISBN 13:

    9781452113265

  • ISBN 10:

    1452113262

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 05/14/2013
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books Llc

Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)

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Summary

An innovative landmark a quarter century in the making, the new eastern span of the San FranciscoOakland Bay Bridge represents the latest spectacular chapter in the history of this storied structure. The new bridge's architect, Donald MacDonald, teams up with author Ira Nadel to create this illuminating book. With friendly text and charming illustrations,Bay Bridgereveals the design decisions that have shaped the evolution of the bridge over the last century-from the history of the original bridge, through the planning of the new span, to the construction of its signature 525-foot-high white tower. In the same elegant package asGolden Gate BridgeandAlcatraz, this volume makes a lovely souvenir for San Francisco devotees, architecture buffs, and tourists.

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