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Part I: Makers and Users 1. The Beaux-Arts Architect and the Skyscraper: Cass Gilbert, the Professional Engineer, and the Rationalization of Construction in Chicago and New York Gail Fenske 2. Law Makes Order: The Search for Ensemble in the Skyscraper City, 1890--1930 Keith D. Revell 3. The Female ``Souls of the Skyscraper" Lisa M. Fine Part II: In the Image of the Client 4. Type and Building Type: Newspaper Office Buildings in Nineteenth-Century New York Lee E. Gray 5. Chicago's Fraternity Temples: The Origins of Skyscraper Rhetoric and the First of the World's Tallest Skyscrapers Edward W. Wolner 6. The Corporate and The Civic: Met Life's Home Office Building Roberta Moudry 7. The Chicago Tribune Tower Competition: Publicity Imagines Community Katherine Solomonson Part III: Urban Contexts 8. The Heights and Depths of Urbanism: Fifth Avenue and the Creative Destruction of Manhattan Max Page 9. Built Languages of Class: Skyscrapers and Labor Protest in Victorian Public Space Sarah Watts 10. The Skyscraper Ensemble in its Urban Context: Rockefeller Center Carol Herselle Krinsky Part IV: Popular Culture 11. The Shadow of the Skyscraper: Urban Photography and Metropolitan Irrationalism in the Stieglitz Circle Antonello Frongia 12. The Skyscraper, Gender and Mental Life: Sophie Treadwell's Play Machinal of 1928 Merrill Schleier 13. The Sublime and the Skyline: The New York Skyscraper David Nye Selected Bibliography
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Skyscrapers -- United States.
Skyscrapers -- New York (State) -- New York.
Skyscrapers -- Illinois -- Chicago.