The Metropolis of Tomorrow

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The Metropolis of Tomorrow
Hugh Ferris 
Princeton Architectural Press / 1998 / out of print / first edition / hardcover / 9.3 x 12.3 / 200 pp / b+w / eng / ISBN: B00Z8F8Y7I / weight: 2.5 lb
Condition: very good, nearly fine, still bright, interior clean and unmarked

Description:
This long out of print 1986 facsimile edition of the 1929 Metropolis of Tomorrow contains more than sixty charcoal Gotham City like skyscraper drawings by visionary architectural artist Hugh Ferriss. Featuring Ferriss’s running commentary, this visually stunning manifesto for the city of the future is a design classic. This edition also features more than forty additional drawings and photos as well as an essay by Skyscraper Museum curator Carol Willis.




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