Manhattan skyscrapers

by Eric Peter Nash

Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press in New York

Written in English
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Places:

  • Manhattan (New York, N.Y.),
  • New York (State),
  • New York.,
  • New York

Subjects:

  • Skyscrapers -- New York (State) -- New York,
  • Architecture -- New York (State) -- New York -- 20th century,
  • Manhattan (New York, N.Y.) -- Buildings, structures, etc

Edition Notes

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Manhattan Skyscrapers answers the question by presenting the 75 most significant tall buildings that make up the city's famous skyline. Granted, there have been many books on skyscrapers in general and NYC in particular. However, the pictures in this book give the reader some unique and surprising perspectives that I for one had not seen before.

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Hearst Tower, located in Midtown Manhattan at West 57th Street, is another example of the new breed of green design skyscrapers in New York City. Hearst Tower is a glass and steel construction skyscraper which rests on the base of the original s Hearst Corporation Building.

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The Twin Towers remained the tallest buildings in New York City until they were destroyed in during the September 11 attacks, leaving the Empire State Building as the city's tallest building. The new One World Trade Center began construction in ; in April it surpassed the Empire State Building to become the city's tallest.

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Eric P. Nash has been a researcher and writer for the New York Times since He is the author of several books about architecture and design.Oct 06,  · His book, Building the Skyline: The Birth and Growth of Manhattan’s Skyscrapers, is a little bit different from other skyscraper books you might have read; it’s not so much an architectural.