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Grand Central Terminal stands at the true heart of Manhattan. Built at the beginning of this century it represents the ideals and aspirations of a great American city emerging as a world metropolis in the decade before World War I. Splendid and conspicuous, Grand Central is more than a building; it is not just a civic monument but the central component of an exercise in urban planning which set a new standard for New York and every other great city. Romantic, extravagant and gargantuan as Grand Central seems to late twentieth-century sensibilities, it still embodies a practical and progressive vision of urban life which has new relevance in the aftermath of the Modern Movement.
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Book Description Phaidon Press, 1996. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0714833460
Book Description Phaidon Press, 1996. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0714833460
Book Description Phaidon Press, 1996. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110714833460
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