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The Skyscraper and the City: The Woolworth Building and the Making of Modern New York

The Skyscraper and the City: The Woolworth Building and the Making of Modern New York

$75.00

Fenske, Gail

Cl. Chicago, 2008

Book ID: 76880

Fenske argues that the Woolworth Building, with its inconguous synthesis of Beaux-Arts architecture, Gothic ornament, and steel-frame engineering, serves as a compelling lens through which to view the distinctive urban culture of Progressive-era New York.

400 pp., 12 color, 200 hafltone illus.