To Build New York David Kusnet

ISBN: 9780071608633

Published: December 15th 2008

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226 pages


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To Build New York  by  David Kusnet

To Build New York by David Kusnet
December 15th 2008 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 226 pages | ISBN: 9780071608633 | 4.51 Mb

A Spectacular Blend of Photographs, Facts, Anecdotes, and Personal Stories that Tell How the Worlds Greatest City Was Built!Without its vast infrastructure, New York would not have been able to forge five boroughs into one city, welcome millions ofMoreA Spectacular Blend of Photographs, Facts, Anecdotes, and Personal Stories that Tell How the Worlds Greatest City Was Built!Without its vast infrastructure, New York would not have been able to forge five boroughs into one city, welcome millions of newcomers, and become the financial and cultural capital of the world.Covering the period from 1909-2009, To Build New York is an informative, engaging account of the who, what, when, where, how, and why of New Yorks infrastructure--together with stories of the people who did all the work.This superb urban chronicle offers readers a revealing inside look at the building of New Yorks roads and highways, bridges and tunnels, the subway system and rail lines, airports and aqueducts, skyscrapers, electric power grid, sewage treatment plants, and other facilities.Written in a vivid and highly entertaining style, To Build New York features: An authoritative account of New York Citys physical development from 1909 to 2009 More than 100 illustrations, including archival never-before-published photographs and details Numerous facts, anecdotes, and behind-the-scenes information about how and why certain elements of the infrastructure came to exist Fascinating sidebars that describe the technologies devised for the construction projects in each area of infrastructure A Foreword by Michael R.

BloombergPanoramic in scope yet filled with hundreds of amazing particulars, To Build New York is the story of the creation of the worlds greatest city--told from the point of view of the inventive, hardworking people who built it.



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