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FDR Skatepark: A Visual History

€38.00

168 pages
Text(s) by Phil Jackson, Scott Kmiec and Nicholas Orso
22.3 x 28.7 cm (hauteur x largeur. Ex.: 25.8 x 19.6 avec le point et non pas la virgule)
Language: English
Hardcover 
Publisher: Schiffer Books
2012

FDR Skatepark began its life in 1996 with a few small obstacles built by the City of Philadelphia in an attempt to meet the needs of a growing community. In true D-I-Y fashion, local skaters soon gathered their resources and began the ongoing construction of a space of their own design. As the world's largest D-I-Y skateboard park, today FDR is recognized throughout the world as a landmark in the skateboarding community. A photographic history of FDR, this book contains work from more than 25 contributors, from amateurs with disposable cameras to professional photographers. Side by side with the actual skateboarding are photos of wildfires, box cutter wounds, riot police, and drunks shooting sewer rats. Complete with oral histories gathered from park locals, this one-of-a-kind record documents the legend and landscape of the past fifteen years under the bridge.