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Where is the Empire State Building? (Where is (Grosset & Dunlap))

by Pascal, Janet B. (Author)

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Introduces the Empire State Building, the third tallest structure in New York City, describing the construction process, the rise of skyscrapers in the United States, and the effect the building continues to have today. Full description

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Table of Contents:
  • Where Is the Empire State Building?
  • From Farm to Skyscraper
  • How to Build a Tall Building
  • Up and Up
  • The Happy Warrior
  • A Building Shaped Like a Pencil
  • Blasting Away the Astor Hotel
  • A Framework of Steel
  • One Year and Forty-Five Days Later
  • Depressing Times
  • Filling the Empty State Building
  • A Lost World Record
  • Close to Heaven.
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