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Manhattan Skyscrapers

By: Nash, Eric P [author.].
Contributor(s): SpringerLink (Online service).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, NY : Princeton Archit.Press, 2005.Edition: Revised and Expanded Edition.Description: 197 p. 300 illus., 125 illus. in color. online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781568986524.Subject(s): Architecture | Buildings | Architecture / Design | Building Types and Functions | Cities, Countries, RegionsDDC classification: 725-728 Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
American Tract Society Building -- Bayard-Condict Building -- Park Row Building -- Flatiron Building -- West Street Building (now 90 West Street) -- Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Tower -- Bankers Trust Company Building (originally 14 Wall Street) -- Woolworth Building -- Municipal Building -- Candler Building -- Equitable Building -- Bush Tower -- Shelton Towers Hotel (now Marriott East Side Hotel) -- American Radiator Building -- Ritz Tower -- Paramount Building -- Barclay-Vesey Building -- Fred F. French Building -- Beekman Tower (originally Panhellenic Tower) -- Tudor City -- Hearst Magazine Building (originally International Magazine Building) -- Chanin Building -- One Fifth Avenue -- Helmsley Building (originally New York Central Building) -- Fuller Building -- Williamsburgh Savings Bank Tower (now Republic National Bank) -- Downtown Athletic Club -- Daily News Building -- 40 Wall Street (originally the Bank of Manhattan Company Building) -- Chrysler Building -- San Remo Apartments (originally San Remo Hotel) -- Riverside Church -- 120 Wall Street -- 500 Fifth Avenue -- Empire State Building -- Waldorf-Astoria Hotel -- McGraw-Hill Building -- General Electric Building (originally RCA Victor Building) -- City Bank Farmers Trust Company Building -- Cities Service Building (now 70 Pine Street) -- One Wall Street (originally Irving Trust Company Building) -- Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, North Building -- Rockefeller Center -- 100 Park Avenue -- United Nations Secretariat -- Lever House -- Seagram Building -- Time & Life Building -- Union Carbide Building (now Chase Manhattan Bank) -- Chase Manhattan Plaza -- Pan Am Building (now Met Life Building) -- CBS Building -- Silver Towers (originally University Plaza) -- Marine Midland Bank Building (now 140 Broadway) -- General Motors Building -- One Astor Plaza -- XYZ Buildings Exxon Building McGraw-Hill Building Celanese Building -- W. R. Grace Building -- 1 and 2 World Trade Center -- One Liberty Plaza (originally U.S. Steel Building) -- 1 and 2 UN Plaza -- Citicorp Center -- Trump Tower -- IBM Building -- AT&T Building (now Sony Building) -- Marriott Marquis Hotel -- Lipstick Building -- 425 Lexington Avenue -- Worldwide Plaza -- 1585 Broadway (originally Solomon Equities Building) -- Bertelsmann Building (originally 1540 Broadway) -- 712 Fifth Avenue -- World Financial Center -- Four Seasons Hotel -- LVMH Building -- Times Square Buildings Condé Nast Building Reuters Building Ernst & Young Building Times Square Tower -- Trump World Tower -- Austrian Cultural Forum -- Westin New York at Times Square -- Time Warner Building -- Bloomberg Tower -- Freedom Tower.
In: Springer eBooksSummary: CAROL WILLIS kyscraper history changed civic and commercial structures of two to ten In the ?rst half of the history of the New on September 11, 2001 . This book, stories. The Destruction of Lower Manhattan York skyscraper, steel frames were clad in stone, ?rst published in 1999 , needs a new (1969 ), an album by photographer Danny brick, or terra cotta and offered the illusion of Sedition, if only to place the entry on Lyons, captured the last remnants of down- monumental mass. In the second half, from the the World Trade Center in the past tense and to town’s working waterfront at the moment of 1940 s through today, the aesthetic has been acknowledge that the title is tinged with tragedy. massive urban renewal, including the construc- principally transparent planes and volumes, a Academics debate perspectives through which tion of the new World Trade Center. In this curtain wall that reveals the structural system we view the past, and in the late twentieth cen- storyline, skyscrapers were the ultimate villains and the space within. Advances in technology, tury the postmodern mindset argued the impos- in a march of modernity that squashed human including high-strength steel, bolted and welded sibility of a single truth or unshifting narrative. scale and erased history.
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American Tract Society Building -- Bayard-Condict Building -- Park Row Building -- Flatiron Building -- West Street Building (now 90 West Street) -- Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Tower -- Bankers Trust Company Building (originally 14 Wall Street) -- Woolworth Building -- Municipal Building -- Candler Building -- Equitable Building -- Bush Tower -- Shelton Towers Hotel (now Marriott East Side Hotel) -- American Radiator Building -- Ritz Tower -- Paramount Building -- Barclay-Vesey Building -- Fred F. French Building -- Beekman Tower (originally Panhellenic Tower) -- Tudor City -- Hearst Magazine Building (originally International Magazine Building) -- Chanin Building -- One Fifth Avenue -- Helmsley Building (originally New York Central Building) -- Fuller Building -- Williamsburgh Savings Bank Tower (now Republic National Bank) -- Downtown Athletic Club -- Daily News Building -- 40 Wall Street (originally the Bank of Manhattan Company Building) -- Chrysler Building -- San Remo Apartments (originally San Remo Hotel) -- Riverside Church -- 120 Wall Street -- 500 Fifth Avenue -- Empire State Building -- Waldorf-Astoria Hotel -- McGraw-Hill Building -- General Electric Building (originally RCA Victor Building) -- City Bank Farmers Trust Company Building -- Cities Service Building (now 70 Pine Street) -- One Wall Street (originally Irving Trust Company Building) -- Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, North Building -- Rockefeller Center -- 100 Park Avenue -- United Nations Secretariat -- Lever House -- Seagram Building -- Time & Life Building -- Union Carbide Building (now Chase Manhattan Bank) -- Chase Manhattan Plaza -- Pan Am Building (now Met Life Building) -- CBS Building -- Silver Towers (originally University Plaza) -- Marine Midland Bank Building (now 140 Broadway) -- General Motors Building -- One Astor Plaza -- XYZ Buildings Exxon Building McGraw-Hill Building Celanese Building -- W. R. Grace Building -- 1 and 2 World Trade Center -- One Liberty Plaza (originally U.S. Steel Building) -- 1 and 2 UN Plaza -- Citicorp Center -- Trump Tower -- IBM Building -- AT&T Building (now Sony Building) -- Marriott Marquis Hotel -- Lipstick Building -- 425 Lexington Avenue -- Worldwide Plaza -- 1585 Broadway (originally Solomon Equities Building) -- Bertelsmann Building (originally 1540 Broadway) -- 712 Fifth Avenue -- World Financial Center -- Four Seasons Hotel -- LVMH Building -- Times Square Buildings Condé Nast Building Reuters Building Ernst & Young Building Times Square Tower -- Trump World Tower -- Austrian Cultural Forum -- Westin New York at Times Square -- Time Warner Building -- Bloomberg Tower -- Freedom Tower.

CAROL WILLIS kyscraper history changed civic and commercial structures of two to ten In the ?rst half of the history of the New on September 11, 2001 . This book, stories. The Destruction of Lower Manhattan York skyscraper, steel frames were clad in stone, ?rst published in 1999 , needs a new (1969 ), an album by photographer Danny brick, or terra cotta and offered the illusion of Sedition, if only to place the entry on Lyons, captured the last remnants of down- monumental mass. In the second half, from the the World Trade Center in the past tense and to town’s working waterfront at the moment of 1940 s through today, the aesthetic has been acknowledge that the title is tinged with tragedy. massive urban renewal, including the construc- principally transparent planes and volumes, a Academics debate perspectives through which tion of the new World Trade Center. In this curtain wall that reveals the structural system we view the past, and in the late twentieth cen- storyline, skyscrapers were the ultimate villains and the space within. Advances in technology, tury the postmodern mindset argued the impos- in a march of modernity that squashed human including high-strength steel, bolted and welded sibility of a single truth or unshifting narrative. scale and erased history.

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