Thirteen Months to Go: The Creation of the Empire State Building

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The Empire State Building, a construction fear that to this day invokes awe and wonder, began as a contest between two industrial moguls who croved the status of constructing the tallest building in the world. The building was the center of a "race to the skies" competition between Walter Chrysler, of the Chrysler Corporation, and John Jakob Raskob, creator of General Motors, and coincided with the onset of one of the worst economic downturns in American history -- the Great Depression. Thirteen Months to Go encompasses the ...

Thirteen Months to Go: The Creation of the Empire State Building 2004, Thunder Bay Press (CA), San Diego, CA

ISBN-13: 9781592231058

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