From the Ground up

Book - 2004
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IT ALL STARTS with a vision of a building so high it will catch the clouds. . . .

From that first vision, through the planning, digging, welding, fitting, and decorating, Skyscraper shows how a very tall building is constructed in a very narrow space. Author Susan Goodman and photographer Michael Doolittle spent several years documenting the building of a New York City skyscraper. They have distilled hundreds of photographs and hours of interviews and research into this lively and accessible book for construction fans of all ages.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2004.
ISBN: 9780375813092
Characteristics: [36] pages :,color illustrations ;,29 cm.
Additional Contributors: Doolittle, Michael J.


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