Millions of visitors flock to New York each year to witness the excitement of Wall Street, famous for its shoulder-to-shoulder Deco towers jostling for prominence above the canyon like streets. "Skyscraper Rivals" is the first book to examine the architecture of Wall Street between the wars through an amazing array of contemporary and archival images and an informed discussion of the financial, geographical, and historical forces that shaped this district. The book focuses on the AIG Buildingonce known as the Cities Service ...

Skyscraper Rivals: The AIG Building and the Architecture of Wall Street 2000, Princeton Architectural Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781568982441