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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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.

Thomas Mellins is an architectural historian & critic. He collaborated on "New York 1880", "New York 1930", & "New York 1960" & was an editor at the Institute for Architecture & Urban Studies.

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

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