Skywalkers

Mohawk Ironworkers Build the City

By Weitzman, David L.

Publishers Summary:
Skyscrapers define the American city. Through a narrative text and gorgeous historical photographs David Weitzman explores Native American history and the evolution of structural engineering and architecture, illuminating the Mohawk ironworkers who risked their lives to build our cities and their lasting impact on our urban landscape.

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978-1-59643-162-1
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Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2010

Mohawks have been in high steel for more than a hundred years, since construction of the first railroad bridge over the St. Lawrence in 1886....Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Junior Library Guild

Reviewed on September 1, 2010

- The various subjects addressedthe history of the ironworkers, the developments in engineering, and the advances in architectureare dealt with in fascinating detail. - Discus...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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