The Empire State Building: the making of a landmark

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Scribner,
Pub. Date:
1995.
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English
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The Empire State Building is still the heart of Manhattan, skyscraper of skyscrapers, and the favorite meeting place for Hollywood's eclectic romantic liaisons from King Kong to Sleepless in Seattle. Tauranac is faithful to the myth while surgically dissecting the design and construction of the famous building, showing how technological developments allowed the structure to rise in the midst of the Depression, and detailing its iconic emergence from the lowly dubbed "Empty State Building" due to low occupancy rates in the 1930s to its contemporary symbolic status appearing on everything from tee shirts to theater programs. Includes photographs. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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9780684196787
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Full title empire state building the making of a landmark
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subject_facet Architecture -- New York (N.Y.), Empire State Building (New York, N.Y.), New York (N.Y.) -- Buildings, structures, etc
title_display The Empire State Building : the making of a landmark
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title_short The Empire State Building :
title_sub the making of a landmark
topic_facet Architecture, Buildings, structures, etc