New York: On the Road Architecture Guides
- The latest in a series of handy and informative pocket guides to modern and contemporary architecture in cities around the world
- Includes entries for 85 noteworthy buildings in New York City
- The cover incorporates a clever folding map with thumbnail photographs which correspond to marked locations
New York City is a metropolis in a constant state of metamorphosis. Amidst continuous construction, the redevelopment of the existing cityscape plays a fundamental role in the evolution of the Big Apple as a place to live, work, and visit. This pocket guide to highlights of modern and contemporary architecture features 85 famous skyscrapers, cutting-edge projects with abandoned infrastructure, post-industrial buildings, and inventive low-cost housing models. Each building is accompanied by text describing its history, use, materials, and architectural profile, in addition to directions, and public accessibility.