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by Professor Sarah Bradford Landau,Carl W. Condit
Sarah Bradford Landau, Carl W. Condit.
Sarah Bradford Landau, Carl W. The invention of the New York skyscraper is one of the most fascinating developments in the history of architecture. This authoritative book chronicles the history of New York's first skyscrapers, challenging conventional wisdom that it was in Chicago and not New York that the skyscraper was born. Shelves: urbanism, history. Incredibly thorough look at the origin of skyscrapers in Manhattan.
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Главная Technology and Culture The Rise of the New York Skyscraper, 1865-1913by Sarah Bradford Landau; Carl W. Technology and Culture 1997, 07 Vol. 38; Iss. 3. The Rise of the New York Skyscraper, 1865-1913by Sarah Bradford Landau; Carl W. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. 1. Technology in the Hospital: Transforming Patient Care in the Early Twentienth Centuryby Joel D. Howell.
The history of New York’s first skyscrapers is chronicled in this definitive book that shows, with the aid of 209 black and white photographs, drawings, and building plans, how the development of this new type of structure transformed the appearance and shape of the city. Detailed are the 1888 construction of the 13-story New York Times Building, which was erected around its 1857 predecessor; the Woolworth Building, whose owner, F. W. Woolworth, not only wanted the.
Similar books and articles. Carl Condit - 1975 - Isis: A Journal of the History of Science 66:125-126. Teaching the History of Science. Rise of the New York Skyscraper, 1865-1913 by Sarah Bradford Landau; Carl W. The Port of New York: A History of the Rail and Terminal System From the Beginnings to Pennsylvania Station by Carl W. Jeffrey Meikle - 1981 - Isis: A Journal of the History of Science 72:131-132. The Port of New York: A History of the Rail and Terminal System From the Grand Central Electrification to the Present by Carl W. Carl W. Condit - 1953 - Isis 44 (1/2):95-96.
Items related to Rise of the New York Skyscraper: 1865-1913. This prizewinning book chronicles the history of New York& first skyscrapers, challenging conventional wisdom that it was in Chicago, not New York, that the skyscraper was born. Landau, Professor Sarah Bradford; Condit, Carl W. Rise of the New York Skyscraper: 1865-1913. Drawing on rich contemporary sources to show how remarkable developments in commerce, land use, technology, design, and zoning law enabled architects and engineers to create the first tall buildings, the authors claim New York City was beyond doubt the birthplace of skyscraper form and construction techniques.
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Besides the books, Condit wrote numerous technical articles in scholarly journals and contributed to photographic books on Chicago buildings. D. Mancoff prepared a complete bibliography of his work in a special issue of the journal Technology and Culture devoted to essays in Condit's honor. The Rise of the New York Skyscraper 1865-1913.
by Sarah Bradford Landau and Carl W. A chronicle of the history of New York's first skyscrapers. As the title indicates, this book covers New York 'skyscrapers' (loosely-defined) from 1865 to 1913. It challenges the conventional wisdom that it was in Chicago, not in New York, that the skyscraper was born. The book begins with 5-story masonry buildings of the late 1800s and culminates with such landmarks as the Woolworth and Singer Buildings.
Rise of the New York Skyscraper, 1865-1913. Skyscraper photos of historic buildings can be black-and-white dull or amazingly colorful as we think about the truly awesome challenge of designing and constructing the early tall buildings. Historian Carl W. Condit (1914-1997) and Professor Sarah Bradford Landau have given us a fascinating look at the history of New York's tall buildings and the building boom in Manhattan in the late 1800s and early 1900s.