The Empire State Building: The Making of a Landmark

The Empire State Building: The Making of a Landmark

by John Tauranac
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The Empire State Building: The Making of a Landmark by John Tauranac

This is an elegant and surprising biography of a 65-year-old building that, no longer the tallest in the world, has endured as the symbol of New York City, the epitome of the sky scraper and the very icon of progress the world over. "A richly informative account of the raising of the world's most famous skyscraper."--Chicago Tribune. photos.

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ISBN-13: 9780684196787
Publisher: Scribner
Publication date: 10/03/1995
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 6.46(w) x 9.57(h) x 1.22(d)

About the Author

John Tauranac writes on New York's architectural history, he teaches and lectures on the subject, he gives tours of the city, and he is a mapmaker. In 1997, he was the guest curator of A Dream Well Planned: The Empire State Building at the Museum of the City of New York. His books include New York from the Air, Elegant New York, Essential New York, and Seeing New York. He has contributed to the New York Times, the New York Observer, New York Newsday, New York Magazine, Travel & Leisure, Seaport, Avenue Magazine, and other publications. Tauranac is an adjunct associate professor at NYU’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies.

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