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Delirious New York
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Delirious New YorkIntroduction
Prehistory
Coney Island: The Technology of the Fantastic
The Double Life of Utopia: The Skyscraper
The Frontier in the Sky
The Skyscraper Theorists
The Lives of a Block: The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel and the Empire State Building
Definitive Instability: The Downtown Athletic Club
How Perfect Perfection Can Be: The Creation of Rockefeller Center
The Talents of Raymond Hood
All the Rockefeller Centers
Radio City Music Hall: The Fun Never Sets
Kremlin on Fifth Avenue
2 Postscripts
Europeans: Biuer! Dali and Le Corbusier Conquer New York
Postmortem
Appendix: A Fictional Conclusion
Notes
Acknowledgments
Credits

About the Author

Rem Koolhaas is the internationally known architect, a founder of the Office for Metropolitan Architecture (O.M.A.) in Rotterdam, and author of the critically acclaimed S, M, L, XL.

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"Seduces and entices through Koolhaas' witty travelogue and ultimately persuades the reader through the book in just one sitting."

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