Never Built New York

Author: Greg Goldin
Publisher: Metropolis Books
ISBN: 9781938922756
Size: 24.13 MB
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The ambitious schemes gathered here tell the story of a different skyline and a different sidewalk alike.

Never Built Los Angeles

Author: Greg Goldin
ISBN: 9781935202967
Size: 30.38 MB
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A treasure trove of buildings, master plans, parks, follies and mass-transit proposals that only saw the drawing board, the book asks: why is Los Angeles a mecca for great architects, yet so lacking in urban innovation?

The Routes Not Taken

Author: Joseph B. Raskin
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0823267407
Size: 71.14 MB
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A history of unrealized plans to expand New York City's rapid transit and commuter rail systems.

Nonstop Metropolis

Author: Rebecca Solnit
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520285948
Size: 14.18 MB
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Contributors:ÊSheerly Avni,ÊGaiutra Bahadur,ÊMarshall Berman,ÊJoe Boyd,ÊWill Butler,ÊGarnette Cadogan,ÊThomas J. Campanella,ÊDaniel Aldana Cohen,ÊTeju Cole,ÊJoel Dinerstein,ÊPaul La Farge,ÊFrancisco Goldman,ÊMargo Jefferson ...

The Power Broker

Author: Robert A. Caro
Publisher: Bodley Head Childrens
ISBN: 9781847923653
Size: 43.40 MB
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The Power Broker by Robert A. Caro is a riveting and timeless account of power, politics and the city of New York by 'the greatest political biographer of our times' (Sunday Times) - chosen by Time magazine as one of the 100 Best Non ...

Moshe Safdie Two

Author: Moshe Safdie
Publisher: Images Publishing
ISBN: 1864701633
Size: 47.85 MB
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Moshe Safdie: Volume Two features an essay by Safdie presenting his tho

Delirious New York

Author: Rem Koolhaas
Publisher: The Monacelli Press, LLC
ISBN: 1580934102
Size: 42.47 MB
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Delirious New York is also packed with intriguing and fun facts and illustrated with witty watercolors and quirky archival drawings, photographs, postcards, and maps.


Author: Duncan Clark
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062413422
Size: 62.18 MB
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Advance Praise For Alibaba “Anybody who thinks the Chinese just copy or steal technology from the West should read this book and think again.

Building The Skyline

Author: Jason M. Barr
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199344388
Size: 26.16 MB
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In Building the Skyline, Jason Barr chronicles the economic history of the Manhattan skyline. In the process, he debunks some widely held misconceptions about the city's history.

The Race Underground

Author: Doug Most
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466842008
Size: 39.81 MB
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The Race Underground is a great American saga of two rival American cities, their rich, powerful and sometimes corrupt interests, and an invention that changed the lives of millions.