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Empire State Building: The Making of a Landmark (edition 1997)
Empire State Building: The Making of a Landmark by John Tauranac
Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0312148240, Paperback)
The Empire State Building is the companion volume to the Museum of the City of New York's definitive exhibition: "A Dream Well Planned: The Empire State Building."
(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:19:21 -0400)
MODERNIST DESIGN & BAUHAUS. The Empire State Building is the landmark book on one of the world s most notable landmarks. Since its publication in 1995, John Tauranac s book, focused on the inception and construction of the building, has stood as the most comprehensive account of the structure. Moreover, it is far more than a work in architectural history; Tauranac tells a larger story of the politics of urban development in and through the interwar years. In a new epilogue to the Cornell edition, Tauranac highlights the continuing resonance and influence of the Empire State Building in the rapidly changing post-9/11 cityscape.
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