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Rubble
Rubble
Written by Jeff Byles
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307345288
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Rubble
Unearthing the History of Demolition
Written by Jeff Byles


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: November 28, 2006
Price: $13.95

Ride the Wrecking Ball Through the History of Demolition

Rubble is the first-ever biography of the wrecking trade, a riveting, character-filled narrative of how the black art of demolition grew to become a multi-billion-dollar business, an extreme-spectator sport, and a touchstone for what we value and what we disdain.

Rich with stories... Read more >
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New York 2000
New York 2000
Written by Robert A.M. Stern, David Fishman and Jacob Tilove
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580931779
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New York 2000
Architecture and Urbanism Between the Bicentennial and the Millennium
Written by Robert A.M. Stern, David Fishman and Jacob Tilove


Format: Hardcover, 1520 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2006
Price: $100.00

Touted 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... Read more >
740 Park
740 Park
Written by Michael Gross
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767917445
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740 Park
The Story of the World's Richest Apartment Building
Written by Michael Gross


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: October 10, 2006
Price: $16.95

From the author of House of Outrageous Fortune

For seventy-five years, it’s been Manhattan’s richest apartment building, and one of the most lusted-after addresses in the world. One apartment had 37 rooms, 14 bathrooms, 43 closets, 11 working fireplaces, a private elevator, and his-and-hers saunas; another at one time had a live-in... Read more >
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Pushing the Limits
Pushing the Limits
Written by Henry Petroski
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400032945
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Pushing the Limits
New Adventures in Engineering
Written by Henry Petroski


Format: Trade Paperback, 306 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2005
Price: $14.95

Here are two dozen tales in the grand adventure of engineering from the Henry Petroski, who has been called America’s poet laureate of technology. Pushing the Limits celebrates some of the largest things we have created–bridges, dams, buildings--and provides a startling new vision of engineering’s past, its present, and its future. Along... Read more >
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Up from Zero
Up from Zero
Written by Paul Goldberger
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812967951
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Up from Zero
Politics, Architecture, and the Rebuilding of New York
Written by Paul Goldberger


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2005
Price: $16.00

In Up from Zero, Paul Goldberger, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, tells the inside story of the quest to rebuild one of the most important symbolic sites in the world, the sixteen acres where the towers of the former World Trade Center stood. A story of power, politics, architecture, community, and... Read more >
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Building Suburbia
Building Suburbia
Written by Dolores Hayden
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375727214
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Building Suburbia
Green Fields and Urban Growth, 1820-2000
Written by Dolores Hayden


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: November 9, 2004
Price: $18.00

A lively history of the contested landscapes where the majority of Americans now live, Building Suburbia chronicles two centuries in the birth and development of America’s metropolitan regions.

From rustic cottages reached by steamboat to big box stores at the exit ramps of eight-lane highways, Dolores Hayden defines seven eras of suburban... Read more >
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Higher
Higher
Written by Neal Bascomb
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767912686
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Higher
A Historic Race to the Sky and the Making of a City
Written by Neal Bascomb


Format: Trade Paperback, 360 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2004
Price: $19.00

The Roaring Twenties in New York was a time of exuberant ambition, free-flowing optimism, an explosion of artistic expression in the age of Prohibition. New York was the city that embodied the spirit and strength of a newly powerful America. 

In 1924, in the vibrant heart of Manhattan, a fierce rivalry... Read more >
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Up from Zero
Up from Zero
Written by Paul Goldberger
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588364227
Our Price: $13.99
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Up from Zero
Politics, Architecture, and the Rebuilding of New York
Written by Paul Goldberger


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 7, 2004
Price: $13.99

In Up from Zero, Paul Goldberger, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, tells the inside story of the quest to rebuild one of the most important symbolic sites in the world, the sixteen acres where the towers of the former World Trade Center stood. A story of power, politics, architecture, community, and... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
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