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Author Lowe, David, 1933-

Title Art deco New York / David Garrard Lowe
Published New York : Watson-Guptill Publications, 2004


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Description ix, 214 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents Introduction : in the time of Art Deco -- Arriving in style -- The new hotels -- Shops and shopping a la mode -- On the town : drinking, dining and dancing -- Skyscrapers -- Modern living : residences and institutions -- The Rockefellers' Center -- The 1939 Fair : fairwell to an era
Summary "Art Deco New York takes readers on a journey through the city during the transformative decades between the two world wars, when Art Deco influenced not only architectural styles but also fashion and furniture, textiles and graphics, the design of trains and automobiles, and even the look of film and stage sets."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 204-206) and index
Audience Adult
Subject Architecture -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
Architecture -- New York (State) -- New York -- 20th century.
Art deco (Architecture) -- New York (State) -- New York.
New York (N.Y.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
LC no. 2004010586
ISBN 0823002845 (alk. paper)