New York architecture: a history

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Universe, Dec 19, 2003 - Architecture - 191 pages
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This newest title in the Universe architecture series is a popular survey and iconic history of New York City architecture. A must-have for architects, students, and New Yorkers, the book includes an in-depth study of twenty-five of New York's most important buildings. Organized chronologically, the projects cover the major architectural periods in New York, as affected by changes in the city's population, economy, politics and historic events. The book examines such classic landmarks as Grand Central Station, the Flatiron Building, and Gracie Mansion; such renowned skyscrapers as the Woolworth Building, the Chrysler Building, and the Empire State Building and recent architectural masterpieces, such as the LVMH building, completed a year ago.

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Contents

The Puck Building
2
Grants Tomb
8
BayardCondict Building
14
Copyright

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About the author (2003)

Richard Berenholtz spent ten years as an architectural designer with major New York firms before beginning a full-time career as a professional photographer. His latest book, New York, New York was published by Rizzoli in 2002

Amanda Johnson is a Columbia University graduate with a broad background in architecture and engineering; she has worked for the past two years at the Columbia GSAPP.

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