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Inventing the skyline : the architecture of Cass Gilbert ; [published on the occasion of an exhibition held at the New York Historical Society, summer-fall 2000]

Author: Cass Gilbert; Margaret Heilbrun
Publisher: New York, NY [u.a.] : Columbia Univ. Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Cass Gilbert's pioneering buildings injected vitality into skyscraper design, and his "Gothic skyscraper," epitomized by the Woolworth Building, profoundly influenced architects during the first  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Ausstellung
Named Person: Cass Gilbert
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cass Gilbert; Margaret Heilbrun
ISBN: 0231118724 9780231118729 0231118732 9780231118736
OCLC Number: 247479231
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description: XXXVII, 306 p : Ill.
Contents: Foreword, by Betsy GotbaumPreface, by Margaret HeilbrunBiographical Time LineIntroduction, by Hugh Hardy1. Cass Gilbert in Practice, 1882-1934, by Sharon Irish2. From Sketch to Architecture: Drawings in the Cass Gilbert Office, by Mary Beth Betts3. Cass Gilbert: Twelve Projects, by Mary Beth Betts4. The Architect as Planner: Cass Gilbert's Responses to Historic Open Space, by Barbara S. Christen5. Cass Gilbert's Skyscrapers in New York: The Twentieth-Century City and the Urban Picturesque, by Gail FenskeContributors
Responsibility: ed. by Margaret Heilbrun.

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A visually rich book that reproduces numerous photographs, drawings, and plans from the Gilbert archive and presents them together with five scholarly essays by Gilbert authorities...Each of these Read more...

 
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