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Imagining New York City: Literature, Urbanism, and the Visual Arts, 1890-1940
Imagining New York City: Literature, Urbanism, and the Visual Arts, 1890-1940
by Christoph Lindner
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Using examples from architecture, film, literature, and the visual arts, this wide-ranging book examines the significance of New York City in the urban imaginary between 1890 and 1940. In particular, Imagining New York City considers how and why certain... (read more)

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Moma Qns
Moma Qns
by Terence Riley
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How do you transform an old staple factory into temporary quarters for The Museum of Modern Art? As one of the world's foremost museums prepares to undergo massive renovations, rebuilding, and expansion, an interim space has been created in Queens, one... (read more)

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On This Spot: Pinpointing the Past in Washington, D.C.
On This Spot: Pinpointing the Past in Washington, D.C.
by Douglas E Evelyn
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Celebrating the gritty reality and color of the city, this lively guide locates the sites where important, or just fascinating, events took place, where figures from American history lived, worked, and died. Includes more than 125 photos from public and... (read more)

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Look Again in Baltimore
Look Again in Baltimore
by John Dorsey and James DuSel
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Shaking off what DuSel calls "the anesthesia of daily life," "Look Again in Baltimore" offers arresting insights into the richness of the everyday world.... (read more)

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New Yorks Fabulous Luxury Apartments, with Original Floor Plans from the Dakota
New Yorks Fabulous Luxury Apartments, with Original Floor Plans from the Dakota
by Andrew Alpern
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This magnificently illustrated book reveals the architectural and decorative details of life at the top in Manhattan. More than 100 line drawings of floor plans and over 100 black-and-white photographs as well as fascinating mini-histories detail the... (read more)

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A New World Trade Center: Design Proposals from the World's Foremost Architects
A New World Trade Center: Design Proposals from the World's Foremost Architects
by Max Protetch
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"As they watched on television as airliners controlled by terrorists flew into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, the American and international public at large became suddenly aware of the symbolic, political, economic and social importance of... (read more)

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The White House
The White House
by Betty C. Monkman
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For 200 years the White House has served as the residence of our nation's president and his family. John and Abigail Adams were the first residents, and each family ever since has been able to make the White House a comfortable home and to acquire the... (read more)

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Ghostly Ruins: America's Forgotten Architecture
Ghostly Ruins: America's Forgotten Architecture
by Harry Skrdla
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We've all seen them but might have been too scared to enter: the house on the hill with its boarded-up windows; the darkened factory on the outskirts of town; the old amusement park with its rickety skeleton of a rollercoaster. These are the ruins of... (read more)

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Architects & Builders in North Carolina: A History of the Practice of Building
Architects & Builders in North Carolina: A History of the Practice of Building
by Catherine W Bishir
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A chronological history of the architecture of North Carolina, from 1650 to the present. The authors analyze building as a craft, an industry, and a profession, and discuss the people who produced the state's built landscape, from local artisans... (read more)

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Up on the Roof: New York's Hidden Skyline Spaces
Up on the Roof: New York's Hidden Skyline Spaces
by Alex Maclean
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Pilot and photographer Alex MacLean has flown his plane over large areas of the United States, documenting the landscape from beautiful agricultural patterns to geometric city grids. In his new book, he directs his lens at the rooftops of New York City... (read more)

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Grand Central: Gateway to a Million Lives
Grand Central: Gateway to a Million Lives
by John Belle
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This is the story of Grand Central Terminal in New York City, a remarkable and beautiful building whose birth, survival, and restoration reflect the critical role architecture plays in the expansion of our cities. It begins with the historic struggle to... (read more)

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Miami Modern Metropolis: Paradise and Paradox in Midcentury Architecture and Planning
Miami Modern Metropolis: Paradise and Paradox in Midcentury Architecture and Planning
by Allan Shulman
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The two decades that followed World War II were a period of extraordinary growth in Miami. During that time architectural modernism provided a framework for the city's new urban patterns, novel building types, evolving aesthetics, and emerging... (read more)

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AIA Guide to Chicago (Harvest Original)
AIA Guide to Chicago (Harvest Original)
by Alice Sinkevitch
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"The AIA Guide to Chicago does far more than merely catalog structures of stone, steel and glass. It opens a portal on the city's soul, revealing how architects came to create the classy urban sightscape that so defines the everyday experience of Chicago.... (read more)

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Aia New Jersey Guidebook: 150 Best Buildings and Places (Rivergate Book Rivergate Book Rivergate Book)
Aia New Jersey Guidebook: 150 Best Buildings and Places (Rivergate Book Rivergate Book Rivergate Book)
by Mark Alan Hewitt
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The AIA New Jersey Guidebook reveals the stateandrsquo;s rich architectural legacy and the eclectic mix of periods and styles that make it unique. Only in New Jersey can you find the cradle of America's industrial revolution, stately Victorian inns, and... (read more)

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Pocket Guide To Chicago Architecture (3RD 15 Edition)
Pocket Guide To Chicago Architecture (3RD 15 Edition)
by Judith Paine Mcbrien
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Updated and expanded to chart Chicago's evolving urban landscape, the third edition of this popular handbook is the perfect companion for self-guided walking tours, as well as an excellent source of information for those wishing to explore the... (read more)

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Old Brooklyn in Early Photographs, 1865" 1929
Old Brooklyn in Early Photographs, 1865" 1929
by William L Younger
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Over one hundred and fifty five photographs, many never before reprinted, show the vitality and variety of old Brooklyn, Manhattan's first suburb: waterfront, Brooklyn Bridge, Fulton Street, Brooklyn Heights, Ebbets Field, Luna Park, Gravesend Race Track,... (read more)

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The Sky's the Limit
The Sky's the Limit
by Pauline A Saliga
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This generously illustrated survey of the Chicago skyscraper traces the fascinating history of the great Chicago School of Architecture, which came into existence in the 1880s and influenced generations of architects worldwide. Beginning with such... (read more)

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Up from Zero: Politics, Architecture, and the Rebuilding of New York
Up from Zero: Politics, Architecture, and the Rebuilding of New York
by Paul Goldberger
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In Up from Zero, Paul Goldberger, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, tells the inside story of the quest to rebuild one of the most important symbolic sites in the world, the sixteen acres where the towers of the former World Trade Center stood. A story of... (read more)

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New York Vertical (New York Vertical Collection)
New York Vertical (New York Vertical Collection)
by Horst Hamann
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This text offers a new perspective on New York, the American metropolis. Horst Hamann's stark black and white compositions lend the photographs a dramatic, often dreamlike quality, and offer unique interpretations of some of the world's most recognizable... (read more)

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New York
New York
by Will Jones
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An architectural monograph that celebrates one of the world's great cities and its landmarks. With over fifty stunning photographs of the architectural gems of New York, and an introductory essay putting the city into perspective, this book looks at its... (read more)

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