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Manhattan Skyscrapers: 3rd Edition

Manhattan Skyscrapers: 3rd Edition

by Eric Peter Nash

Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
ISBN: 9781568989679
Pages: 240
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 6 Mb
Date posting: 2021-02-22
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What do you picture when you think of New York City? For most, it is the city's distinctive skyline, made famous bycountless movies and photographs. Everyone in Manhattan, whether first-time visitor or longtime resident, experiences the awe of gazing up at the soaring stone, steel, and glass towers of Wall Street or Midtown, and wonders how those structures came to be built. First published in 1999, Manhattan Skyscrapers was the first book to document the most important peaks in the city's concrete canyons. From the earliest skyscrapers built in thecity—such as the 1896 American Tract Society Building—to the most well known, including the Woolworth, Empire State, and Chrysler ...