Grand central terminal : railroads, engineering, and architecture in New York City / Kurt C. Schlichting.

Author
Schlichting, Kurt C. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001.
Description
xiii, 243 pages : illustrations, maps, plans ; 26 cm

Details

Subject(s)
Summary note
"Grand Central Terminal, one of New York City's preeminent buildings, stands as a magnificent Beaux-Arts monument to America's Railway Age, and it remains a vital part of city life today." "In Grand Central Terminal, Kurt C. Schlichting traces the history of this spectacular building, detailing the colorful personalities, bitter conflicts, and Herculean feats of engineering that lie behind its construction."--BOOK JACKET.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
1. The Commodore's Grand Central -- 2. The Engineer's Grand Central -- 3. The Architect's Grand Central -- 4. New York's Grand Central.
ISBN
0801865107 (hardcover)
LCCN
00008641
OCLC
43607226
RCP
C - O