Long Island Modernism, 1930-1980


Caroline Rob Zaleski
W. W. Norton & Co., 2012
$65.00 ($55.25 members)

An essential reference for architecture buffs, historians, and everyone who lives on or visits Long Island today, this unique resource―the first illustrated history of Long Island’s modern architecture―is based on a survey conducted for the Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities (SPLIA). Featuring 200 black-and-white and 20 color illustrations, the book highlights the work in Suffolk and Nassau counties of a roster of twenty-five internationally renowned architects, including Wallace Harrison, Frank Lloyd Wright, Marcel Breuer, Edward Durell Stone, Richard Neutra, William Lescaze, Gordon Chadwick for George Nelson, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Philip Johnson, Paul Rudolph, and Richard Meier.