Building New York: The Rise and Rise of the Greatest City on Earth артикул 1644a.
Building New York: The Rise and Rise of the Greatest City on Earth артикул 1644a.

The evolution of New York's built environment is chronicled in this breathtaking history organized chronologically by site-from architectural masterpieces to engineering marvels Witness New York as it was being built in the years following the Civil War It was during this era when the city spread uptown, landscaped Central Park, engineered обяню the bridges and subways, and scaled ever higher in the form of innovative skyscrapers The New York story unfolds in these pages with an immediacy only photography can capture It allows us to relive the moment when the theaters moved uptown followed by the city's "newspaper of record," and muddy, horse-trodden Longacre Square sprouted its iconic neon signs and was reborn as Times Square Trace the growth by accretion of the Metropolitan Museum of Art as it nibbled away at the park or the transformation of Fifth Avenue into "millionaires row " Along the way, the majestic history of the city unfolds along with the story of the visionaries whose stamp it bears today New York's coming of age coincided with the rise of photography, and this incredible trove of photographs culled from the archives of Time Life and the New-York Historical Society are the very images that created the larger-than-life reputation of New York that continues to dazzle the world today.  2005 г Твердый переплет, 304 стр ISBN 0789313626.