New York City Skyscrapers

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New York City Skyscrapers celebrates the numerous awe-inspiring buildings that have made New York the skyscraper capital of the world. This book traces the history of New York's tallest structures from the late 19th century, when church spires ruled the skyline, through the 20th century, when a succession of amazing buildings soared to new heights. From the Flatiron and Woolworth Buildings to the Chrysler and Empire State Buildings, the skyscrapers of New York have long captured the imagination of people around the world.
ISBN: 9780738572963
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: New York
Series: Postcard History Series
Images: 187
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Richard Panchyk has published 19 books, including German New York City and Catholic New York City. He has studied the built environment of New York City for the past 20 years. Using vintage postcards culled from his extensive collection, he offers a closer look at the fascinating history of New York City's incredible skyscrapers.
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