Faces In Stone

Author: Robert Arthur King
Publisher: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 9780393732344
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A delightful collection of quirky faces and figures that people New York City buildings, this gift-sized and -priced book is for those who love architectural details and unknown corners of New York City.

Animals In Stone

Author: Robert Arthur King
Publisher: W W Norton & Company Incorporated
Size: 30.18 MB
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A delightful collection of creatures that adorn New York City buildings.

New York Art Deco

Author: Anthony W. Robins
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 1438463960
Size: 70.99 MB
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This book is a must for those who love New York and thrill to Art Deco architecture.” — Andrew Scott Dolkart, author of The Row House Reborn: Architecture and Neighborhoods in New York City, 1908–1929

Magnetic City

Author: Justin Davidson
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau
ISBN: 0553394711
Size: 43.64 MB
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Includes walking tours throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn, and the Bronx • the Financial District • the World Trade Center • the Seaport and the Brooklyn waterfront • Chelsea and the High Line • 42nd Street • the Upper West Side • ...

Rock Products

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Woodbury gray has a fineness of grain that sets it apart from other building-
stones for work of this nature, and one cannot help feeling that a stone lending
itself ... Isadore Konti, sculptor, of New York, will supply models for two of the
heroic figures, while Herman N. Matzen of Cleveland will provide the other two. ...
In his speech of acceptance the Mayor in turn paid highest tribute to the architects
of this city.

World S Fair Bulletin

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Mr. Karl Theodore Francis Bitter, whose appointment to the position of Chief of
Sculpture was announced in the January number of ... the oftice of Richard Morris
Hunt, the architect, whose monument now adorns a place opposite the Lenox
Library, in New York City. ... in stone; fountain group in bronze representing a “
boy stealing geese," for fountain in palm garden; two heroic figures carved in
walnut for ...

Architectural Sculpture In New York City

Author: Stephen M. Jacoby
Publisher: Dover Pubns
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As most of the rock core of New York is the unattractive and poor-quality schist,
facing stone had to be imported. ... Slowly architectural sculpture was elevated to
a fine art, and those who practiced it were given credit for their work alongside
architects. ... openwork crestings, and parapet figures and finials; stairway
railings and balcony addenda; and assorted panels and borders, and
miscellaneous foci for ...

The Annotated Mona Lisa

Author: Carol Strickland
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 9780740768729
Size: 28.68 MB
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Dynamic design, with succinct, page-length essays, frequent sidebars, and abundant color illustrations incorporated into the text, make The Annotated Mona Lisa a browser's delight, as well as an authoritative reference that can be read from ...

Architecture For Dummies

Author: Deborah K. Dietsch
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118069668
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$WNo” The statue, originally called Liberty Enlightening the World, was s
proposed by the French historian Edouard ... But a lack of funds slowed progress
on the huge statue and the 89-foot-high stone pedestal, designed by American
architect Richard Morris Hunt, on which it was to ... Finally, the whole statue was
shipped to New York City, where the figure and pedestal were erected over an
existing fort ...