Never Built New York

Author: Greg Goldin
Publisher: Metropolis Books
ISBN: 9781938922756
Size: 51.73 MB
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The ambitious schemes gathered here tell the story of a different skyline and a different sidewalk alike.

Never Built Los Angeles

Author: Greg Goldin
ISBN: 9781935202967
Size: 24.10 MB
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A treasure trove of buildings, master plans, parks, follies and mass-transit proposals that only saw the drawing board, the book asks: why is Los Angeles a mecca for great architects, yet so lacking in urban innovation?

The Routes Not Taken

Author: Joseph B. Raskin
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0823267407
Size: 69.36 MB
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A history of unrealized plans to expand New York City's rapid transit and commuter rail systems.

Moshe Safdie Volume 1

Author: Moshe Safdie
Publisher: Images Publishing
ISBN: 1864701625
Size: 19.58 MB
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Safdie is one of the greatest and most energetic architectural thinkers of our time. This book features essays on his work, illustrated in color photographs.

The Power Broker

Author: Robert A. Caro
Publisher: Bodley Head Childrens
ISBN: 9781847923653
Size: 17.72 MB
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The Power Broker by Robert A. Caro is a riveting and timeless account of power, politics and the city of New York by 'the greatest political biographer of our times' (Sunday Times) - chosen by Time magazine as one of the 100 Best Non ...

Subway Style

Author: New York Transit Museum
Publisher: Stewart, Tabori and Chang
ISBN: 9781584793496
Size: 72.84 MB
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Chronicles the development of the New York City subway system using original drawings, plans, and period and contemporary photographs; and includes train interiors, architectural details of the stations, and the development of the token.

Unbuilt America

Author: Alison Sky
ISBN: 9780896593411
Size: 12.95 MB
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Pictures and describes abandoned architectural projects, explaining why they did not materialize


Author: Duncan Clark
Publisher: Ecco
ISBN: 9780062413413
Size: 29.44 MB
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