Emery Roth's majestic Ritz Hotel Tower, 1925.   New York city planners acted quickly as skyscrapers began to rise.   To keep from throwing Manhattan into darkness, buildings had to be 'set back' at specific altitudes.

Emery Roth's majestic Ritz Hotel Tower, 1925. New York city planners acted quickly as skyscrapers began to rise. To keep from throwing Manhattan into darkness, buildings had to be 'set back' at specific altitudes.

Belgravia Hotel / Peale House, Philadelphia, Fredrick Milligan; Samuel Webber, 1902

Belgravia Hotel / Peale House, Philadelphia, Fredrick Milligan; Samuel Webber, 1902

Vennero progettati nei primi trent’anni di vita dell’Urss. Diventando a tutti gli effetti simbolo di un’epoca. Ecco gli edifici moscoviti più emblematici di quel periodo

Vennero progettati nei primi trent’anni di vita dell’Urss. Diventando a tutti gli effetti simbolo di un’epoca. Ecco gli edifici moscoviti più emblematici di quel periodo

Williamsburgh Savings Bank Tower, New York, 1929, Halsey, McCormack and Helmer  photo https://carbonocracy.com/tag/small-business/

Williamsburgh Savings Bank Tower, New York, 1929, Halsey, McCormack and Helmer photo https://carbonocracy.com/tag/small-business/

Novosibirsk Opera & Ballet Theatre, V.C Berkenberg & L.M Gokhman, 1944

Novosibirsk Opera & Ballet Theatre, V.C Berkenberg & L.M Gokhman, 1944

Neues Rathaus (Town Hall) Hannover, Exterior and general plan by Hermann Eggert, interior by Gustav Halmhuber, 1901-13

Neues Rathaus (Town Hall) Hannover, Exterior and general plan by Hermann Eggert, interior by Gustav Halmhuber, 1901-13

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