Quads, Shoeboxes, and Sunken Living Rooms: A History of Los Alamos Housing
Author: Craig Martin
Format: Unknown Binding
Publisher: Alamos Historical Society
Release Date: January 01, 2000
Fourth in the series of monographs, THE LOS ALAMOS STORY. A fascinating look at how the Atomic Energy Commission built the town, housing project by housing project, after World War II. An often humorous account of the growing pains caused by the ubiquitous "point system" and the difficulty it caused in obtaining housing, as well as the unique architecture of a government-built community.