Skylines: American Cities Yesterday and Today

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With the completion of the world's first skyscraper in Chicago in 1885, the modern city skyline was born. The 180-foot steel-framed Home Insurance Building rose above the Windy City, and Americans have been reaching higher ever since. Each American city has its own unique story of development, steeped in history and innovation. Skylines: American Cities Yesterday and Today celebrates a selection of forty-eight cities, bringing the old to meet the new in a way sure to delight and inform the reader. From Boston to San Diego, ...

Skylines: American Cities Yesterday and Today 2008, Universe Publishing(NY)

ISBN-13: 9780789399908

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