How to Read New York: A Crash Course in Big Apple Architecture

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How to Read New York: A Crash Course in Big Apple Architecture
How to Read New York: A Crash Course in Big Apple Architecture
$18.95
Available in stock
Description
Essential reading for both native New Yorkers and tourists alike, How to Read New York unveils the boundless diversity of Gotham's architectural wonders. Covering every era of New York architecture--from what remains of the colonial days to the latest postmodern skyscraper--this unique guidebook illuminates the fascinating architectural and urban history of New York.

Organized chronologically and by architectural style, the book covers key highlights of the built environment from the Battery to Inwood. Many of the skyline's most iconic buildings are included, along with many lesser-known buildings that are architecturally interesting. Charmingly illustrated with 430 line drawings and vintage engravings that bring old New York to life, the book concludes with a map section that suggests themed walking tours.

Description
Essential reading for both native New Yorkers and tourists alike, How to Read New York unveils the boundless diversity of Gotham's architectural wonders. Covering every era of New York architecture--from what remains of the colonial days to the latest postmodern skyscraper--this unique guidebook illuminates the fascinating architectural and urban history of New York.

Organized chronologically and by architectural style, the book covers key highlights of the built environment from the Battery to Inwood. Many of the skyline's most iconic buildings are included, along with many lesser-known buildings that are architecturally interesting. Charmingly illustrated with 430 line drawings and vintage engravings that bring old New York to life, the book concludes with a map section that suggests themed walking tours.

ISBN
9780789324900
By
WILL JONES
Publisher
Rizzoli International Publications
Publication Date
February 01, 2012
Binding
Paperback
Item Condition
New