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Author Gilbert, Cass, 1859-1934.
Title Inventing the skyline : the architecture of Cass Gilbert / edited by Margaret Heilbrun ; with an introduction by Hugh Hardy.
Imprint New York : Columbia University Press, [2000]

Author Gilbert, Cass, 1859-1934.
Subject Gilbert, Cass, 1859-1934. -- Exhibitions.
New-York Historical Society -- Exhibitions.
Eclecticism in architecture -- United States -- Exhibitions.
Architectural drawing -- Private collections -- New York (State) -- New York -- Exhibitions.
Architectural drawing -- New York (State) -- New York -- Exhibitions.
Alt Name Heilbrun, Margaret.
New-York Historical Society.
Description xxxvii, 306 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Note Published on the occasion of an exhibition held at the New-York Historical Society, summer-fall 2000.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreword / Betsy Gotbaum -- Preface / Margaret Heilbrun -- Acknowledgements -- Biographical time line -- Introduction / Hugh Hardy -- ch. 1. Cass Gilbert in practice, 1882-1934 / Sharon Irish -- ch. 2. From sketch to architecture : drawings in the Cass Gilbert office / Mary Beth Betts -- ch. 3. Cass Gilbert : twelve projects [Minnesota State Capitol], [Broadway Chambers Building], [Essex County Courthouse], [U.S. Custom House], [West Street Building], [The F.W. Woolworth Company Building], [Oberlin College], [U.S. Army supply base], [Detroit Public Library], [New York Life Insurance Company Building], [George Washington Bridge], [New York County Lawyers' Association Building] / Mary Beth Betts -- ch. 4. The architect as planner : Cass Gilbert's responses to historic open space / Barbara S. Christen -- ch. 6. Cass Gilbert's skyscrapers in New York : the twentieth-century city and the urban picturesque / Gail Fenske.
ISBN 0231118724 (cloth : acid-free paper)
0231118732 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
OCLC # 43227473
Table of Contents
 Foreword / Betsy Gotbaum 
 Preface / Margaret Heilbrun 
 Biographical Time Line 
 Introduction / Hugh Hardy 
Ch. 1Cass Gilbert in Practice, 1882-1934 / Sharon Irish1
Ch. 2From Sketch to Architecture: Drawings in the Cass Gilbert Office / Mary Beth Betts35
Ch. 3Cass Gilbert: Twelve Projects / Mary Beth Betts83

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