The Resource The building of Manhattan, Donald Mackay, (ebook)

The building of Manhattan, Donald Mackay, (ebook)

Label
The building of Manhattan
Title
The building of Manhattan
Statement of responsibility
Donald Mackay
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Meticulously accurate line drawings and fascinating text trace Manhattan's growth from a tiny Dutch outpost to the commercial, financial, and cultural heart of the world. This book explains construction above and below ground, including the excavation of subway lines and the building of bridges and skyscrapers. Hundreds of illustrations reveal intricate details of construction techniques. Author and illustrator Donald A. Mackay traces Manhattan's history from its first wood, stone, and brick houses to its famous modern structures, including the Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center, and the World Trade Center. Along with historical background, he presents clear explanations and illustrations of the skilled labor and methods behind the island's tunnels, bridges, and train lines. Mackay describes who does what at a construction site, the assembly of a tower crane, and the construction of skyscrapers, from the foundations to the floor-by-floor elevations, along with other amazing procedures that are all part of a day's work in building the big city
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Midwest
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Mackay, Donald A
Dewey number
690/.09747/1
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Dover Architecture
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  • Building
  • Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
  • Public works
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
The building of Manhattan, Donald Mackay, (ebook)
Link
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780486135908
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11603127
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11603127
System control number
MWT11603127
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The building of Manhattan, Donald Mackay, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780486135908
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11603127
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11603127
System control number
MWT11603127
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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