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Elegant New York : The Builders and the Buildings 1885-1915

Tauranac, John

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ISBN 10: 0896594580 / ISBN 13: 9780896594586
Published by Abbeville Press, Incorporated, New York, NY, U.S.A., 1985
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Title: Elegant New York : The Builders and the ...

Publisher: Abbeville Press, Incorporated, New York, NY, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Fine

Edition: First Edition

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Who built New York? Not the neon glitz of Times Square or the glass and steel of Midtown, but the brownstone and marble that characterize the city's most precious buildings? Between the American Industrial Revolution and World War I, millionaires funded the construction of the New York most revered by lovers of architecture and urban planning. Elegant New York, which is as much a social history as an architectural survey, follows the family fortunes of those who contributed to the creation of the world's most famous city. Each chapter is arranged by neighborhood and includes the architectural highlights produced during America's "Age of Elegance."

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