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The building of Manhattan

Donald A. Mackay

The building of Manhattan

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Published by Dover in Mineola, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Building -- New York (State) -- New York -- History,
  • Public works -- New York (State) -- New York -- History,
  • Manhattan (New York, N.Y.) -- History,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwritten and illustrated by Donald A. Mackay.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTH25.N5 M33 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24001989M
    ISBN 100486473171
    ISBN 109780486473178
    LC Control Number2009031302
    OCLC/WorldCa319487325


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A picture book for city lovers everywhere. Vibrant illustrations and a spare text come together in this striking picture book to tell the story of the building of Manhattan. There was a time when the city was little more than an undeveloped island/5(5).

Meticulously accurate line drawings and fascinating text trace Manhattan's growth from a tiny Dutch outpost to the commercial, financial, and cultural heart of the world. This book explains construction above and below ground, including the excavation of subway lines and the building of bridges and skyscrapers.5/5(1).

The book is more a series of well drawn pictures of Manhattan infrastructure than a narrative of how things got built. It is written more for a young reader (youth) than an adult interested in the actual construction of the city/5(11). The book is more a series of well drawn pictures of Manhattan infrastructure than a narrative of how things got built.

It is written more for a young reader (youth) than an adult interested in the actual construction of the city. This book was very interesting, not at all technical and by: 7. The Building of Manhattan, written and illustrated by Donald A.

MacKay is all about how the city of Manhattan came to be. This book details and illustrates the building and commercialization of one of the largest cities in New York. The book reveals the amount of construction it took in order to build the buildings above ground/5.

Meticulously accurate line drawings and fascinating text trace Manhattan's growth from a tiny Dutch outpost to the commercial, financial, and cultural heart of the world.

This book explains construction above and below ground, including excavating subway lines and building bridges and skyscrapers. A brilliantly illustrated and informative history of the building of Manhattan.

Hundreds of superb and carefully researched line drawings/5. Vibrant illustrations and a spare text come together in this striking picture book to tell the story of the building of Manhattan.

There was a time when the city was little more than an undeveloped island. But as the small patch of land shifted from Native American to Dutch to English to American hands, it was built, layer on top/5. Beautifully illustrated with line drawings and photographs, engagingly presented, and richly detailed, this charming guide traces the architectural and social history of Manhattan one building at a time.

The island of Manhattan has been through remarkable architectural and social change throughout its history. Organized roughly by neighborhoods, this book explores the seemingly never-ending depths of architectural, personal, and social history of Manhattan, building by building/5(45).

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It begins with the creation of the island more than 70 million years ago, proceeds to the population boom and invention of skyscrapers, and ends with modern day. Language Convention and.

The precise line drawings and clearly written text in this book provide detailed information on exactly how Manhattan developed above ground - intricate construction techniques such as excavating a site, elevating the floors of a skyscraper and putting together a massive crane section by section are carefully explained; and below, how the sewers, subways, and water lines were laid, how the telephone and.

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pages for each building describing its design, its location, its money worth, its history and most importantly the many people who lived there with their families.4/5. New York Filled with hundreds of superbly researched line drawings, this book tells how the city was constructed above ground and below, how the subways and water lines were laid, and the telephone and electrical cables installed.

The two interests merged in the early 80's and, with a lot more research, produced a book. Paul Goldberger, the architecture critic, called "The Building of Manhattan" a "highly impressive primer for adults, a book that traces the history of building and construction in Manhattan with clear, reasoned good sense."Cited by: 7.

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Building Manhattan Laura Vila, Author. Viking $ (0p) ISBN Buy this book. Tracing the growth of Manhattan from a time “before maps or words were used” to the present day.

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Building Manhattan. [Laura Vila] -- The story of the building of Manhattan, from a small quiet island to the bustling city it is today.

Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for In a colorful picture book format, the author tells the story of the growth of Manhattan from the time. In a sequence of paintings that are colloquies of color, Vila traces the development of Manhattan from uninhabited island to teeming metropolis.

Applying paint thinly so that the texture of the canvas shows through, she emphasizes warm browns and yellows in depicting pompom-like trees and a rich array of wildlife, which then gives way in succession to early Lenape, Dutch and English settlers.

Jason M. Barr J Note: This two-part series is adapted from chapters seven and eight of my book, Building the Skyline: The Birth and Growth of Manhattan’s Skyscrapers (OUP, ), which is based on research (here and here) performed with Troy Tassier of Fordham University.

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Hundreds of illustrations reveal intricate details of construction techniques. Donald Alexander Mackay (Aug – Decem ) was an American artist and illustrator.

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