Alcatraz: History and Design of an Icon

Alcatraz: History and Design of an Icon

Ira Nadel, Donald MacDonald


Shrouded in secret and wealthy with background, Alcatraz attracts over one million viewers every year. This enlightening quantity presents the 1st whole background of Alcatraz instructed via its structure. In pleasant illustrations and available textual content, authors Donald MacDonald and Ira Nadel display the layout judgements that experience formed the island from its first brick and masonry fort to the notorious concrete cellblock, to the panorama layout of its modern gardens and chicken sanctuaries. full of exciting evidence all through, this little treasure permits an remarkable glimpse into the lifetime of the island.

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