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Building New York: The Rise and Rise of the Greatest City on Earth

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Publisher Gardners Books
Publication date October 8, 2009
Pages 304
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781873913178
ISBN-10 1873913176
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $56.35
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Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: The third printing of this classic volume by Bruce Marshall. The evolution of New York's built environment is chronicled in this breathtaking history organized chronologically by site from architectural masterpieces to engineering marvels. 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.

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from Gardners Books (October 8, 2009)
9781873913178 | details & prices | 304 pages | List price $56.35
About: The third printing of this classic volume by Bruce Marshall.
from Universe Pub (October 18, 2005)
9780789313621 | details & prices | 304 pages | 8.75 × 13.25 × 1.25 in. | 4.80 lbs | List price $49.95
About: An architectural history of New York from the nineteenth century following the Civil War to the present day captures the engineering marvels that shaped the New York City skyline, chronicling the development of such important sites as Times Square, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Fifth Avenue, and Central Park.

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