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Architecture Updates: Nov. 18 - 24, 2012

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Book cover Inventing the Skyline Architecture of Cass GilbertNovember 24 is the birthday of skyscraper pioneer Cass Gilbert. Born in Ohio, 1859, Gilbert was in his prime during New York City's pre-Depression building boom. His designs helped shape many cities, as described in Inventing the Skyline: The Architecture of Cass Gilbert. This week we looked back at our favorite architecture books and rediscovered the value of the printed page.

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Image of the book cover "Inventing the Skyline: The Architecture of Cass Gilbert" courtesy of Columbia University Press


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