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Pan Am building and the shattering of the modernist dream

Meredith L. Clausen

Pan Am building and the shattering of the modernist dream

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gropius, Walter, -- 1883-1969 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Belluschi, Pietro, -- 1899- -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Roth, Richard, -- 1904- -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Gropius, Walter, -- 1883-1969 -- Critique et interprétation.,
  • Belluschi, Pietro, -- 1899- -- Critique et interprétation.,
  • Roth, Richard, -- 1904- -- Critique et interprétation.,
  • MetLife Building (New York, N.Y.),
  • MetLife Building (New York, N.Y.) -- Public opinion.,
  • MetLife Building (New York, N.Y.) -- Opinion publique.,
  • MetLife Building (New York, N.Y.),
  • Modern movement (Architecture) -- New York (State) -- New York.,
  • Architecture and society -- New York (State) -- New York.,
  • Skyscrapers -- New York (State) -- New York.,
  • Mouvement moderne (Architecture) -- New York (État) -- New York.,
  • Architecture et société -- New York (État) -- New York.,
  • Gratte-ciel -- New York (État) -- New York.,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Constructions.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMeredith L. Clausen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA6233.N5 P363 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 477 p. :
    Number of Pages477
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18910757M
    ISBN 100262033240
    LC Control Number2004045468


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