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➷ [Reading] ➹ The Skyscraper and the City The Woolworth Building and the Making of Modern New York By Gail Fenske ➬ – Ws-musik.de Once the world’s tallest skyscraper the Woolworth Building is noted for its striking but incongruous synthesis of Beaux Arts architecture fanciful Gothic ornamentation and audacious steel framed engOnce the world’s tallest skyscraper the Woolworth Building is noted for its striking but incongruous synthesis of Beaux Arts architecture fanciful Gothic ornamentation and audacious steel framed engineering Here in the first history of this great urban landmark Gail Fenske argues that its design serves as a compelling lens through which to view the distinctive urban culture of Progressive era New York             Fenske shows here that the building’s multiplicity of meanings reflected the cultural contradictions that.

Defined New York City’s modernity For Frank Woolworth—founder of the famous five and dime store chain—the building served as a towering trademark for advocates of the City Beautiful movement it suggested a majestic hotel de ville for technological enthusiasts it represented the boldest of experiments in vertical construction and for tenants it provided an evocative setting for high style consumption Tourists meanwhile experienced a spectacular sightseeing destination and avant garde artists discovered a twentieth century future.

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