New York Architecture: A History

Front Cover
Universe, 2003 - Architecture - 191 pages
0 Reviews
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.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.


The Puck Building
Grants Tomb
BayardCondict Building

8 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

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.

Bibliographic information