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AIA Guide to New York City: The Classic Guide to New York's Architecture
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 fresh ...more
Paperback, 1088 pages
Published June 27th 2000 by Three Rivers Press
(first published 1978)
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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.
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.More about Norval White...