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Berlin/New York : like and unlike : essays on architecture and art from 1870 to the present

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Berlin/New York : like and unlike : essays on architecture and art from 1870 to the present

 

Title:
Berlin/New York : like and unlike : essays on architecture and art from 1870 to the present
Name:
Kleihues, Josef Paul
Published:
New York : Rizzoli, 1993
Physical Description:
511 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Subjects:
Architecture > Germany > Berlin.
Architecture > New York (State) > New York.
City planning > Germany > Berlin > History.
City planning > New York (State) > New York > History.
Art, German > Germany > Berlin.
Art, German > Germany > Berlin > 19th century.
Art, German > Germany > Berlin > 20th century.
Art, American > New York (State) > New York.
Art, American > New York (State) > New York > 19th century.
Art, American > New York (State) > New York > 20th century.
Art, Comparative.
Berlin (Germany) > Buildings, structures, etc.
New York (N.Y.) > Buildings, structures, etc.
New York (N.Y.)
Contents:
Acknowledgments / Josef Paul Kleihues -- Pt. 1. 1870-1918. The City as Creator and Creation / Thomas P. Hughes. The Development of the Dock, Rail, and Bridge System of New York City 1870-1920 / Carl Condit. The Metropolis as a Construction: Engineering Structures in Berlin 1871-1914 / Hans Kollhoff. The Berlin Tiergarten / Folkwin Wendland. Central Park / Jordan Mejias. The Berlin Garden City of Falkenberg: A Successful Example of Planning from the German Garden City Movement / Kristiana Hartmann. New York and the Garden City Movement Between the Wars / Daniel Schaffer. Going in Style: The Architecture of Transportation in the Glory Days of Metropolitanism / Robert A. M. Stern. Architecture and Urban Planning 1850-1914 / Hartwig Schmidt. The Berlin Mietskaserne and Its Reforms / Dietrich Worbs. On the Uses of Air: Perfecting the New York Tenement 1850-1901 / Richard A. Plunz. The Birth Pangs of Modernism / Eberhard Roters. The Art World in New York 1900-1919 / Patricia Hills.
The City and Entertainment: Coney Island and Haus Vaterland / Roger Green. Observations -- Pt. 2. 1918-1945. Searching for the New Dimensions of the City / Nicholas Bullock. Modernism and the Metropolis: Plans for Central Berlin 1910-41 / Vittorio M. Lampugnani. Neighborhood Block and Garden Court: New York City Housing Between the World Wars / Richard Pommer. Between America and Germany: Werner Hegemann's Approach to Urban Planning / Werner Oechslin. Moses and Ammann: Notes on the Modernization of the Empire State / Kenneth Frampton. Manhattan Transfer: The New York Myth and Berlin Architecture in the Context of Ludwig Hilberseimer's High-Rise City / Fritz Neumeyer. Art Deco Skyscapers: Towers of Modern Babel / Rosemary Haag Bletter. Post Expressionism: Notes on Dada, Neue Sachlichkeit, and Bauhaus / Wieland Schmied. The New York Art World During the Interwar Years / Garnett McCoy. Berlin and New York: A Personal Involvement / Michael Blackwood. Observations -- Pt. 3. 1945 to the Present.
Collage and Chaos / Peter Blake. From the Destruction to the Critical Reconstruction of the City: Urban Design in Berlin after 1945 / Josef Paul Kleihues. Manhattan Montage: The Art of Spatial Restructuring 1945-88 / M. Christine Boyer. In Dialogue with Witnesses to the Past: The Architecture of West Berlin / Peter Rumpf. In Search of Lost Research / Herbert Muschamp. Vicissitudes: The Art World in Postwar Berlin / Karl Ruhrberg. The New York Art World Since 1945 / Dore Ashton. Competition of the Fragments: Challenges for Tomorrow's Berlin / Michael Monninger. Competition of the Centers: A Cultural and Philosophical Comparison / Mathias Schreiber.
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