New York, 2000
Architecture and Urbanism from the Bicentennial to the Millennium
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New York, 2000 by Robert A. M. Stern
Book DescriptionTouted by "Publisher's Weekly" as "an unprecedented record," the new book in the New York series, "New York 2000," is indeed an exceptional survey of this great city's architectural heritage. As the world's financial and cultural capital, New York demands the best in architectural design and balances the constant pressure to build with the need to preserve its historic fabric. Author Robert A. M. Stern and his colleagues trace the rise and fall of the real estate market, the impact of the designation of historic districts and new zoning on development, and the emergence of new commercial and residential centers. The survey is organized geographically, moving north from Lower Manhattan and covering the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, and Staten Island as well. "New York 2000" documents milestones in the city's architectural history over the past forty years the development of Battery Park City, the rebirth of Harlem and Times Square, the creation of the cultural precinct around the new MoMA, and the reclaiming of the waterfront along the East and Hudson Rivers as recreational parkland and celebrates the achievements of internationally recognized architects such as Sir Norman Foster, Cesar Pelli, Richard Meier, and Renzo Piano."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781580931779
(279mm x 215mm x 76mm)
Imprint: Monacelli Press
Publisher: Monacelli Press
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United States
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"From the same team that produced the monumental five-volume architectural history of New York comes the definitive work on the development of the garden suburb, a phenomenon that first emerged in England in the 1830s and still dominates residential architecture today"--
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Author Biography - Robert A. M. Stern
Robert A. M. Stern is the founding partner of Robert A. M. Stern Architects. He is also a renowned historian of American architecture and dean of the Yale School of Architecture. David Fishman and Jacob Tilove are architectural historians at Robert A. M. Stern Architects.
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