Collapse of the Cypress Viaduct (Oakland, CA)

Published/Created:
1989
Notes:
The catastrophic collapse of 1.2 miles of the Cypress Viaduct through Oakland took 45 lives in the Loma Prieta earthquake. The structure, designed in the 1950s was designed to the state-of-the-art at that time. (Eisner). Digitized from a set of 35 mm slides from AIA/ACSA Council on Architectural Research; showing details effect of earthquake on building structures.
Topics:
Architecture -- United States -- 20th century -- (YVRC)
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
3734-099
Genre:
photographs: documentary photographs (AAT)
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Access Restrictions:
Yale Community Only
Source Note:
Buildings at Risk: Seismic Design Basics for Practicing Architects, Washington, DC., 1994
Yale Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Digital Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Local Record Number:
Portfolio Item ID: 331548
OID:
10008822
PID:
digcoll:1785459