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New York

Author: Peter Skinner.

New York

Author: Peter Skinner.

$39.95 $7.98
Item #: D20913
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Publication Date: 2016
Publisher: Prestel
ISBN: 9783791382937
From the ground, New York City can feel like a chaotic jumble, and it may be that America's tallest city can be better understood from the air. Beginning with 17th-century maps of Manhattan, this series of chronological photos show the city's northward expansion, the establishment of its grid system, and the creation of Central Park. As buildings rise ever-higher, the ... More
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From the ground, New York City can feel like a chaotic jumble, and it may be that America's tallest city can be better understood from the air. Beginning with 17th-century maps of Manhattan, this series of chronological photos show the city's northward expansion, the establishment of its grid system, and the creation of Central Park. As buildings rise ever-higher, the shoreline expands with ports and landfills—and as more sophisticated photographic techniques allow for breathtaking views of NYC's unmistakable skyline—the images here capture a city that is truly alive.


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