Salt Lake City, UT: Gibbs Smith, 2007. First edition. Glossy Pictorial Wraps. Quarto, pp. 160. Indexed, illustrated with b/w and color photographs. As New. Item #14712
A survey of the work of Southern California architect McAllister, famous for his Sands Hotel (home base of the Rat Pack), as well as other popular hotels, diners, drive-ins and nightclubs. McAllister's iconic buildings expressed the optimistic, expansive, and futuristic character of the main drags and highways of Southern California in the 1940s and 50s. From the Old House Journal Reference Library.