New York Landmarks: A Collection of Architectural and Historical Details

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A timeless and perennially best-selling illustrated tour of the most famous landmarks in New York City. Including such iconic sites as the Statue of Liberty, the Flatiron Building, Rockefeller Center, the Empire State Building, Times Square, Grand Central Terminal, and Radio City Music Hall, among others, New York Landmarks highlights the architectural and historical details of thirty world-famous landmarks in New York City. Beautiful full-page and detail duotone photographs are accompanied by descriptive text ...
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Overview

A timeless and perennially best-selling illustrated tour of the most famous landmarks in New York City. Including such iconic sites as the Statue of Liberty, the Flatiron Building, Rockefeller Center, the Empire State Building, Times Square, Grand Central Terminal, and Radio City Music Hall, among others, New York Landmarks highlights the architectural and historical details of thirty world-famous landmarks in New York City. Beautiful full-page and detail duotone photographs are accompanied by descriptive text highlighting the architects and period styles of each location. This collection is an indispensable reference for anyone interested in the architectural gems that define New York City. List of landmarks included: City Hall, Schemerhorn Row (South Street Seaport), Federal Hall National Memorial (first U.S. Capitol, 28 Wall Street), Trinity Church, Brooklyn Bridge, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dakota Apartments (New York's first luxury apartment building, 72nd Street and Central Park West), Statue of Liberty, Central Park, Carnegie Hall, Washington Memorial Arch (Washington Square Park), Immigrant Receiving Station (Ellis Island), Flatiron Building, Macy's Department Store*, New York Stock Exchange, Morgan Library (29 East 36th Street), Times Square*, Plaza Hotel, New York Public Library, Woolworth Building (233 Broadway), Grand Central Terminal, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Chrysler Building, Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center, Radio City Music Hall, United Nations Building*, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Lincoln Center*, and World Trade Center**Not registered as a historical landmark.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780789322234
  • Publisher: Rizzoli
  • Publication date: 4/19/2011
  • Pages: 64
  • Sales rank: 520,085
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 7.10 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Charles J. Ziga is principal at Ziga Design, LLC, a design firm specializing in illustrated books and calendars on fine art, natural history, travel, and architecture. He is also the founder and owner of DoveTail Books, a small publisher of unusual gift books.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 4

City Hall 6

Schermerhorn Row 8

Federal Hall National Memorial 10

Trinity Church and Churchyard 12

Brooklyn Bridge 14

Saint Patrick's Cathedral 16

Dakota Apartments 18

Statue of Liberty 20

Central Park 22

Carnegie Hall 24

Washington Memorial Arch 26

Immigrant Receiving Station 28

Flatiron Building 30

Macy*s 32

New York Stock Exchange 34

The Morgan Library and Museum 36

Times Square 38

Plaza Hotel 40

New York Public Library 42

Woolworth Building 44

Grand Central Terminal 46

Metropolitan Museum of Art 48

Chrysler Building 50

Empire State Building 52

Rockefeller Center 54

Radio City Music Hall 56

United Nations 58

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum 60

Lincoln Center 62

Copyright 64

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