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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 -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780312384685
  • ISBN: 0312384688
  • Physical Description: xxi, 298 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books, 2010.

Content descriptions

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.
Summary, etc.:
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'.
Subject: Flatiron Building (New York, N.Y.) > History.
New York (N.Y.) > Buildings, structures, etc.
Office buildings > New York (State) > New York > Design and construction > History > 19th century.
Architecture > New York (State) > New York > History > 19th century.
Technological innovations > Social aspects > New York (State) > New York > History > 19th century.
New York (N.Y.) > History > 1865-1898.
New York (N.Y.) > Social life and customs > 19th century.
City and town life > New York (State) > New York > History > 19th century.
New York (N.Y.) > Biography.

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.

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