Grand Central Terminal: Railroads, Engineering, and Architecture in New York City

Grand Central Terminal: Railroads, Engineering, and Architecture in New York City

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by Kurt C. Schlichting
     
 

"Grand Central Terminal, one of New York City's preeminent buildings, stands as a magnificent Beaux-Arts monument to America's Railway Age, and it remains a vital part of city life today." "In Grand Central Terminal, Kurt C. Schlichting traces the history of this spectacular building, detailing the colorful personalities, bitter conflicts, and Herculean feats of… See more details below

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"Grand Central Terminal, one of New York City's preeminent buildings, stands as a magnificent Beaux-Arts monument to America's Railway Age, and it remains a vital part of city life today." "In Grand Central Terminal, Kurt C. Schlichting traces the history of this spectacular building, detailing the colorful personalities, bitter conflicts, and Herculean feats of engineering that lie behind its construction."--BOOK JACKET.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801865107
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2001
Edition description:
20
Pages:
243
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Prologue1
1The Commodore's Grand Central8
2The Engineer's Grand Central55
3The Architect's Grand Central115
4New York's Grand Central155
Epilogue194
Notes223
A Note on Sources233
Illustration Credits235
Index237

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