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Cast-Iron Architecture in America: The Significance of James Bogardus

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The first book on the life and work of 19th-century American inventor and entrepreneur James Bogardus, known for his unique grinding mill and other patented devices. However, his enduring claim to fame is his cast-iron structures, forerunners of the modern skyscraper. Modern interest in Bogardus stems from the historic preservation movement. His four surviving buildings in New York are recognized landmarks. Illustrated.

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Cast-Iron Architecture in America: The Significance of James Bogardus
1998, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780393730159

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