Manhattan skyscrapers / Eric P. Nash ; photographs by Norman McGrath.

Published
  • New York : Princeton Architectural Press ©1999
Physical description
xi, 175 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
ISBN
  • 1568981813
  • 9781568981819
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (page 171).
Contents
  • Introduction / John Kriskiewicz -- 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, McGraw-Hill, and Celanese Buildings -- 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 -- 4 Times Square (Conde Nast Building).
Other names
Related item
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Genre
  • Bibliography
  • History.
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English
Related Internet Resources
  • "Each building is presented through text that identifies the building style, gives the overall profile and image of the building, and discusses its construction; also included are quotes from the architects themselves and the architectural critics of the time. Each skyscraper is illustrated with full-page color photographs by noted photographer Norman McGrath as well as architectural drawings, models, archival images, postcards, and other ephemera." "Manhattan Skyscrapers is for anyone interested in the buildings that make New York the ultimate skyscraper city."--Jacket.

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