New York City’s dense population and diverse needs have inspired such masterpieces of architecture as the Empire State Building, the Rockefeller Center, Grand Central Terminal, and the now-demolished original Pennsylvania Station. These photographs take you on a tour of New York’s famous structures, with historical information about these and forty-four other architectural marvels. Included are the Plaza Hotel, the World Trade Center, the Chrysler Building, the United Nations Headquarters, Madison Square Garden, the New York Public Library, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Carnegie Hall, and more.
Click on the small picture to see a sample card. On one side of each card you’ll find a beautifully detailed photograph of a fascinating building; the location, architect’s name, building dates, and structural design are noted on the back. Discover some of the nation’s most celebrated buildings—those landmarks of architecture that have come to establish the identity of the city in which they were constructed. Stimulating and concise, this deck is an excellent traveling companion—even if your imagination makes the journey while your body stays at home.