The Flatiron : the New York landmark and the incomparable city that arose with it / Alice Sparberg Alexiou.
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|Anderson - Anderson Main Library||974.7 Alexiou Alice (Text)||22960000248533||Adult Non-Fiction||Available||-|
|York - Rock Hill Branch||974.7 ALEXIOU (Text)||33205009766763||Adult Non-Fiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780312384685
- ISBN: 0312384688
- Physical Description: xxi, 298 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books, 2010.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
George Allon Fuller -- Eno's Flatiron -- Chicago's gift -- Preparing to build -- Bigger and bigger -- The Skyscraper trust -- The Flatiron opens for business -- 23 Skiddoo -- Water and wind -- Allon -- Uptown -- Sur le Flat-Iron -- The big landlord.
The story of the instantly recognisable building that signalled the start of a new era for New York, & the unusual characters who played a part in the creation of 'The Flatiron'.
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ALICE SPARBERG ALEXIOU is the author of Jane Jacobs: Urban Visionary. She has been an editor of Lilith magazine and written for The New York Times and Newsday, among others. She is a graduate of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and has a Ph.D. in classics from Fordham University. She lives in New York.