Item #014159 The Skyscraper and the City: The Woolworth Building and the Making of Modern New York. GAIL FENSKE.

The Skyscraper and the City: The Woolworth Building and the Making of Modern New York

Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008. Item #014159

Monograph on the design and construction of the Woolworth Building, designed by Cass Gilbert and for many years the Tallest Building in the World. Fenske assesses the role of the building in the shaping of the distinctive urban culture of early 20th century New York. First edition. 28 cm; 400 pp.; illustrated from photographs, plans, and drawings. Private bookplate to front pastedown; else a very good copy or better in a very good dust jacket.

Price: $225.00

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