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Skyscraper; Copper and Diamond


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Series
Skyscraper
Program
Copper and Diamond
Program Number

104

Series Description

Five-part series provides behind-the-scenes look at the design and construction of a New York City skyscraper (Worldwide Plaza, on the former site of Madison Square Garden), from the architect's first plans to the installation of the glass pyramid that crowns the building. Series release date: 5/1990

Program Description

Journeys to Canada for a glimpse into the lives of some of the projects ironworkers, Mohawk Indians who live on a reservation in Montreal. The episode concludes with a tour of the finished skyscraper.

Duration

00:66:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Architecture
Creators
Channel 4 (UK) (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Skyscraper; Copper and Diamond,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 30, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_02E905C7A4C74470A954FA80404EABFF.
MLA: “Skyscraper; Copper and Diamond.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 30, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_02E905C7A4C74470A954FA80404EABFF>.
APA: Skyscraper; Copper and Diamond. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_02E905C7A4C74470A954FA80404EABFF
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