New York 1960: architecture and urbanism between the Second World War and the Bicentennial

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Monacelli Press, 1995 - Architecture - 1374 pages
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Following the well-received New York 1900 and New York 1930, New York 1960 presents a massive, in-depth study of the city during a period of unprecedented change. New York's post-war period offers an exceptionally abundant and varied mix of building types and styles. Lavishly illustrated with more than 1,000 period photographs and illustrations.

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User Review  - Harry - Goodreads

Certainly the best in this series (AM Stern's NYC series) and an incrdible trove of info and pictures for anyone interested in Architecture, mid-century modern design, urban planning/ renewal, and New York. Read full review

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User Review  - Andreas Za - Goodreads

I bought this in the nineties in a warehouse in Stuttgart. It was for sale there for a whopping 10.- Deutschmarks, ca.USD7.-! Boy that was a bargain of a life time. I still remember how I was carring ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
13
DEATH BY DEVELOPMENT
61
LOWER MANHATTAN
135
Copyright

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About the author (1995)

Robert A. M. Stern is the founding partner of Robert A. M. Stern Architects and dean of the Yale School of Architecture. He is the author of the monumental five-volume history of New York's architecture and urban development, concluding with "New York 2000," The author lives in New York.

Mellins is an architectural historian and critic.

David E. Fishman is Associate Professor of Jewish History at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America.

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