READ BOOK ↠ AIA Guide to New York City: The Classic Guide to New York's Architecture - by Norval White American Institute of Architects Elliot Willensky #2020


  • Title: AIA Guide to New York City: The Classic Guide to New York's Architecture
  • Author: Norval White American Institute of Architects Elliot Willensky
  • ISBN: 9780812931075
  • Page: 434
  • Format: Paperback

  • AIA Guide to New York City: The Classic Guide to New York's Architecture By Norval White American Institute of Architects Elliot Willensky Since the AIA Guide to New York City was first published in 1967, it has been recognized as the ultimate guide to the metropolis s buildings, in all five boroughs Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and Staten Island from nineteenth century brownstones and tenements to modern high rise apartments and museums The latest edition of this urban classic takes a freshSince the AIA Guide to New York City was first published in 1967, it has been recognized as the ultimate guide to the metropolis s buildings, in all five boroughs Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and Staten Island from nineteenth century brownstones and tenements to modern high rise apartments and museums The latest edition of this urban classic takes a fresh look at the architectural treasures that define New York from its most characteristic landmarks to its less famous local favorites.To prepare this edition the first revision since 1987 Norval White has visited and revisited than 5,000 buildings, making this by far the most complete guide of its kind This generously illustrated handbook presents the structures of the New York City from the magnificent to the obscure in over 3,000 new photographs, than 130 new maps, and hundreds of revised and new entries Beyond the skyscrapers and historical buildings, the guide also leads the way to the city s bridges, parks, and public monuments.From the tip of the Empire State Building to the brownstones in Brooklyn, the AIA Guide to New York City reveals how the city s spirit, fortitude, and character are captured and expressed in its architecture Thoughtful and humorous descriptions include fascinating bits of local information that bring the city s history to life, telling the stories behind the bricks and mortar Together, the maps, photographs, and expert critiques invite you on a special grand tour of the city at your own pace.This guide is a definitive record of New York s architectural heritage and provides a compact, authoritative directory for lovers of New York City all over the world Its portability and encyclopedic quality make it an ideal traveling companion for any walker in the city For the sightseer, the architect, or anyone on a casual stroll, the AIA Guide to New York City is the book to grab on your way out the door.
    Norval White American Institute of Architects Elliot Willensky
    Norval Crawford White was an American architect, architectural historian and professor He designed buildings throughout the U.S but he is best known for his writing, particularly the AIA Guide to New York City with Elliot Willensky White was widely considered to be one of the great figures of New York architecture.

    AIA Guide to New York City: The Classic Guide to New York's Architecture By Norval White American Institute of Architects Elliot Willensky

    Commentaires:

    Katya Kazbek
    My husband and I know about New York than the majority of people who were born here even though it s only been three years since we moved here from Russia We take this book, get a train to a remote neighborhood and walk around, using the buildings described in the book as the guideline, but also looking around at the way people live, eat, shop and have fun We re almost done with Manhattan, but still have a long way to go with the other 4 boroughs It s simply fascinating to look at the way old N [...]

    Jn
    This covers the whole city go right for the parts you re interested in Soon you ll be saying, Actually, Zed, Heather makes a good case for this building being Romanesque Revival Now kiss and make up

    Pete
    Is the greatest thing Seriously the book is life affirming I need to get their Chicago guide I mean, i know, architecture, whatever, hitler s hobby was architecture, but this shit is ENTERTAINING and there are some BUILDINGS in NYC that i needed to know about.

    Julie Brock
    American Institute of Architects, I expected better from you Small black and white photos, mostly close ups of windows and doors, don t do justice to NYC s architecture and boroughs Here s hoping for an improved Sixth Edition.

    Alyssa
    If you ve got the time then this is a great book to read through and learn about all the different architectural buildings in the city.

    Ben Schaffer
    False

    Matthew
    1988 Edition Not so much as currently reading as currently taking out for walks.

    Jane
    Best book ever for NYC buildings

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      Norval White American Institute of Architects Elliot Willensky