New York City Skyscrapers and Public Buildings
Architectural historian Barry Lewis teaches a course on New York’s architecture and urban planning at Cooper Union in New York City. In this week’s class he looks at the buildings and the key figures who designed and financed the city’s development and construction in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. close
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