ORANGE ROOFS, GOLDEN ARCHES

by Philip Langdon

Paperback, 1986

Status

Available

Call number

725.71

Publication

Knopf (1986), 223 pages

Description

An affectionate history of the architecture, design, and deĢcor of American chain restaurants, from their beginnings in the 1870s (the early Harvey Houses at railroad stations on the Western frontier) to the mid-1980s (McDonald's, Wendy's, Pizza Hut, etc.). Illustrated with more than 150 black-and-white or full-color photographs, paintings, architectural renderings, floor plans, postcards, and much more.--From publisher description.

Language

Original language

English

Physical description

223 p.

ISBN

0394741293 / 9780394741291
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