New Historical Book on Decorative Concrete Block

From NCMA eNews
July 19, 2018

A new book explores the rise, fall and resurgence of decorative concrete block. "Decorative concrete block—whether perforated to form screens or with projecting sections to create shadows—flourished starting circa 1955," states 'Blocks of Beauty,' which sources both the Marshalls and LeVine. It adds, "Yet by the start of the 1970s decorative concrete blocks were falling out of fashion." Read more.