Return to home page
Searching: Muskingum library catalog
  Previous Record Previous Item Next Item Next Record
  Reviews, Summaries, etc...
EBOOK
Author Robins, Anthony,
Title New York art deco : a guide to Gotham's jazz age architecture / Anthony W. Robins.
Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, 2017.

Series Excelsior editions
Subject Art deco (Architecture) -- New York (State) -- New York -- Guidebooks.
New York (N.Y.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
New York (N.Y.) -- Tours.
Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Downtown/Wall Street -- Civic Center/Tribeca -- Murray Hill to Gramercy Park -- The Garment District -- Forty-Second Street East to West -- From Beekman Place to Rockefeller Center to the Brill Building -- From Bloomingdale's to the Sofia Apartments -- Upper West Side: Central Park West -- Upper West Side: Broadway and Riverside Drive -- Upper East Side -- Washington Heights -- The Bronx -- Brooklyn -- Queens -- Staten Island.
Summary Of all the world's great cities, perhaps none is so defined by its Art Deco architecture as New York. Lively and informative, New York Art Deco leads readers step-by-step past the monuments of the 1920s and 30s that recast New York as the world's modern metropolis. Anthony W. Robins, New York's best-known Art Deco guide, includes an introductory essay describing the Art Deco phenomenon, followed by eleven walking tour itineraries in Manhattan each accompanied by a map designed by legendary New York cartographer John Tauranac and a survey of Deco sites across the four other boroughs. Also included is a photo gallery of sixteen color plates by nationally acclaimed Art Deco photographer Randy Juster. Robins has distilled thirty years' worth of experience into a guidebook for all to enjoy at their own pace.
Note Print version record and CIP data provided by publisher; resource not viewed.
ISBN 9781438463988 (electronic bk.)
1438463987 (electronic bk.)
9781438463964 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
1438463960
OCLC # 953576510
Additional Format Print version: Robins, Anthony. New York art deco. Albany : State University of New York Press, 2017 9781438463964 (DLC) 2016031440