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The Seagram building

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Published by Princeton Architectural Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (N.Y.),
  • New York (State),
  • New York
    • Subjects:
    • Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig, 1886-1969 -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Seagram Building (New York, N.Y.) -- Pictorial works,
    • Architecture -- New York (State) -- New York -- 20th century -- Pictorial works,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Pictorial works

    • Edition Notes

      Statementphotographs by Ezra Stoller ; introduction by Franz Schulze.
      GenrePictorial works.
      SeriesBuilding blocks
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA6233.N5 S76 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination87 p. :
      Number of Pages87
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL42320M
      ISBN 101568982011
      LC Control Number99035127


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