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High Steel

ISBN 10 : 9780890878590
ISBN 13 : 0890878595

The construction of the Golden Gate and the San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridges caught the imagination of the world, and they continue to inspire awe even today. >High Steel records ..

Endangered Dreams

ISBN 10 : 0195118022
ISBN 13 : 9780195118025

California, Wallace Stegner observed, is like the rest of the United States, only more so. Indeed, the Golden State has always seemed to be a place where the hopes and fears of the..

Al Zampa And The Bay Area Bridges

ISBN 10 : 9780738529967
ISBN 13 : 0738529966

Most of the commuters who daily cross the Alfred Zampa Memorial Bridge do not know much about its namesake. Yet Alfred Zampa (1905-2000) lived a remarkable life that touched not on..

The Road Taken

ISBN 10 : 9781632863614
ISBN 13 : 1632863618

Acclaimed engineer and historian Henry Petroski explores our core infrastructure from both historical and contemporary perspectives, explaining how essential their maintenance is t..

The Heart Of The Mission

ISBN 10 : 9780812249309
ISBN 13 : 0812249305

The Heart of the Mission is the first in-depth examination of the Latino arts renaissance in San Francisco's Mission District in the latter twentieth century. Using evocative oral ..

Golden Gate

ISBN 10 : 9781596915343
ISBN 13 : 159691534X

A passionate chronicle of the Golden Gate Bridge's construction by a National Humanities Medal-winning historian reveals influences from culture and nature that shaped its developm..

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