From Publishers Weekly
Copyright 1995 Reed Business Information, Inc.
From Library Journal
Copyright 1996 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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This is a superb book -- an extremely readable account of the building of America's greatest skyscraper. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Harlan Lebo
I was expecting a book along the lines of Skyscraper: The Making of a Building by Karl Sabbagh. It tells the story of the construction of Worldwide Plaza. Read morePublished 24 months ago by Cat on a PC©
I will be visiting NYC in June and will tour the Empire state Building. Wanted to know its history and this book is exactly what I needed !Published on May 18, 2013 by Patricia L Morey
This book was published in 1995 so it does not compare the damage to the Empire State Building by the bomber crash into it in July 1945 to the horrendous events of September 11. Read morePublished on December 20, 2012 by Schmerguls
Lots of great details about the Empire State Building including the fact that TV was
first broadcast from there. I loved it.
Extremely rich and well researched, this work is written in a very lively, enjoyable style. It covers all conceivable aspects of the building's history: location, investors,... Read morePublished on November 24, 2009 by Pierre Gauthier