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Skyscraper; Higher and Higher

05/16/1990

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Series
Skyscraper
Program
Higher and Higher
Program Number

105

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

Chronicles the evolution of the American skyscraper over the last century and speculates on the skyscraper of the future.

Duration

00:57:49

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Architecture
Creators
Channel 4 (UK) (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Skyscraper; Higher and Higher,” 05/16/1990, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_EDD0843825DB4240AC39CA44FAE1F5CC.
MLA: “Skyscraper; Higher and Higher.” 05/16/1990. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_EDD0843825DB4240AC39CA44FAE1F5CC>.
APA: Skyscraper; Higher and Higher. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_EDD0843825DB4240AC39CA44FAE1F5CC
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