Required Text

Roth, Leland M. American Architecture: A History. Cambridge MA: Westview Press, 2001.

Highly Recommended Texts

Homberger, Eric. Historical Atlas of New York City. New York: Henry Holt & Company, 1998.

Lankevich, George J. New York City: A Short History. New York: New York University Press, 2002.

Reynolds, Donald Martin. The Architecture of New York City. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Revised Edition, 1994.

Sanderson, Eric W. Mannahatta: A Natural History of New York. New York: Abrams, 2009. [site]

Building Index & History
White, Norval and Elliot Willensky. AIA Guide to New York City. New York: Three Rivers Press, 4th Edition, 2000.

Dolkart, Andrew S. Guide to New York City Landmarks. New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission, New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2nd Edition, 1998.

Maps & History
Cohen, Paul E, and Robert T. Augustyn. Manhattan in Maps, 1527-1995. New York: Rizzoli, 1997.

Virga, Vincent. Historic Maps and Views of New York.‚Äč New York: Black Dog & Leventhal, 2008.

Building Technologies
Conduit, Carl W. American Building: Materials and Techniques from the Beginning of the Colonial Settlements to the Present. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1968.

Koolhaas, Rem. Delirious New York. New York: The Monacelli Press, 1994.

Lopate, Phillip. Writing New York. New York: The Library of America, 2nd Edition, 2008.