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Long Island Modernism 1930-1980

Long Island Modernism 1930-1980

Long Island Modernism 1930-1980


Zaleski, Caroline Rob. Long Island Modernism 1930-1980

W.W. Norton. 2012

Book ID: 90987

Chronicles a rich and little-known array of architecture on the island, a hotbed of modernism from the thirties on. An essential reference for architecture buffs, historians, and everyone who lives on or visits Long Island today, this unique resourceÑthe first illustrated history of Long IslandÕs modern architectureÑis based on a survey conducted for the Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities (SPLIA). It highlights the work within Suffolk and Nassau counties of a roster of twenty-five internationally renowned architectsÑamong them Wallace Harrison, Frank Lloyd Wright, Marcel Breuer, Edward Durell Stone, Richard Neutra, William Lescaze, Gordon Chadwick for George Nelson, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Philip Johnson, Paul Rudolph, and Richard Meier.

336 pp. Cl.