Joe and the Skyscraper: The Empire State Building in New York City

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Prestel, 1999 - Architecture - 28 pages
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Sixteen-year-old Joe Carbonelli worked carrying drinking water up to fellow workers during the construction of the Empire State Building. The story of Joe explains how -- in only 18 months -- the world's tallest skyscraper was built.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

A real boy, a real building, and the process through which that building soared floor-by-floor into the sky make for a dramatic entry in the Adventures in Architecture series. The superimposed cartoon ... Read full review

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