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Changing the Skyline

By: Paul Starrett

Price: $600.00

Publisher: New York, Whittlesey House [McGraw Hill]: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: mmv64

Condition: Very Good


Housed in an excellent slipcase. Paul Starrett, a legendary New York builder, tells of his early youth, of his apprenticeship in an architect's office, of his entry into construction work, and eventually his rise to owning his own company. legacy of iconic buildings. Though he isn't as well known as he should be, he left legacy of iconic buildings projects. Starrett was the builder responsible for the Empire State Building, the tallest building in the world at the time, and he overcame a major construction challenge when he transformed a sliver of New York City street-corner into the Flatiron... View more info