AIA Guide to New York City

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9780195383867: AIA Guide to New York City

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Hailed as "extraordinarily learned" ( New York Times), "blithe in spirit and unerring in vision," ( New York Magazine), and the "definitive record of New York's architectural heritage" (Municipal Art Society), Norval White and Elliot Willensky's book is an essential reference for everyone with an interest in architecture and those who simply want to know more about New York City.
First published in 1968, the AIA Guide to New York City has long been the definitive guide to the city's architecture. Moving through all five boroughs, neighborhood by neighborhood, it offers the most complete overview of New York's significant places, past and present. The Fifth Edition continues to include places of historical importance?including extensive coverage of the World Trade Center site?while also taking full account of the construction boom of the past 10 years, a boom that has given rise to an unprecedented number of new buildings by such architects as Frank Gehry, Norman Foster, and Renzo Piano. All of the buildings included in the Fourth Edition have been revisited and re-photographed and much of the commentary has been re-written, and coverage of the outer boroughs?particularly Brooklyn?has been expanded.
Famed skyscrapers and historic landmarks are detailed, but so, too, are firehouses, parks, churches, parking garages, monuments, and bridges. Boasting more than 3000 new photographs, 100 enhanced maps, and thousands of short and spirited entries, the guide is arranged geographically by borough, with each borough divided into sectors and then into neighborhood. Extensive commentaries describe the character of the divisions.
Knowledgeable, playful, and beautifully illustrated, here is the ultimate guided tour of New York's architectural treasures.

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Descripción Oxford University Press Inc, United States, 2010. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 5th Revised edition. 257 x 124 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Hailed as extraordinarily learned (New York Times), blithe in spirit and unerring in vision, (New York Magazine), and the definitive record of New York s architectural heritage (Municipal Art Society), Norval White and Elliot Willensky s book is an essential reference for everyone with an interest in architecture and those who simply want to know more about New York City. First published in 1968, the AIA Guide to New York City has long been the definitive guide to the city s architecture. Moving through all five boroughs, neighborhood by neighborhood, it offers the most complete overview of New York s significant places, past and present. The Fifth Edition continues to include places of historical importance-including extensive coverage of the World Trade Center site-while also taking full account of the construction boom of the past 10 years, a boom that has given rise to an unprecedented number of new buildings by such architects as Frank Gehry, Norman Foster, and Renzo Piano. All of the buildings included in the Fourth Edition have been revisited and re-photographed and much of the commentary has been re-written, and coverage of the outer boroughs-particularly Brooklyn-has been expanded. Famed skyscrapers and historic landmarks are detailed, but so, too, are firehouses, parks, churches, parking garages, monuments, and bridges. Boasting more than 3000 new photographs, 100 enhanced maps, and thousands of short and spirited entries, the guide is arranged geographically by borough, with each borough divided into sectors and then into neighborhood. Extensive commentaries describe the character of the divisions. Knowledgeable, playful, and beautifully illustrated, here is the ultimate guided tour of New York s architectural treasures. Nº de ref. de la librería AOP9780195383867

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