Author Archives: Rob Daley

Brooklyn Bridge: A Wonder of the Industrial World

Robert Daley Professor Gold ENG 1101 December 18, 2012 Brooklyn Bridge: A Wonder of the Industrial World New York State is home to the most National Historic Landmarks of any state in the United States. Most of these structures, buildings, … Continue reading

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Topic Summary

New York State is home to the most National Historic Landmarks of any state in the United States. Most of these being located in the New York City area. One of the most famous National Historic Landmarks located in New … Continue reading

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What is worth preserving?

We are presented with the question “what is worth preserving?” in the third chapter of Writing About Architecture. This question is regarding what buildings or structures should be preserved, whether its their¬†historical, artistic, or sentimental value. Most buildings or structures … Continue reading

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Formal Description: One World Trade Center

One World Trade Center, or commonly known as the Freedom Tower, is a one hundred and four story skyscraper currently being constructed in lower Manhattan. It is located between Vesey¬†and Fulton Streets, and West and Washington Streets.¬†When this¬†building is completed … Continue reading

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Formal Critique

The MetLife Building, formerly known as the PanAm Building, is a fifty-nine story skyscraper¬†located at 200 Park Avenue between East 43rd and East 45th Street. It was designed in the years 1958-1963 by Emery Roth & Sons, Walter Gropius, and … Continue reading

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“Architecture and the Lost Art of Drawing” Summary

In Michael Graves’ article “Architecture and the Lost Art of Drawing,” which was published in the September 1, 2012¬†edition of The New York Times, Graves describes the importance of drawing in the field of architecture despite our advances in computer … Continue reading

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Blog Post #1

Throughout history, society has found the need to advance in all types of fields, whether it be architecture, technology, art, or music; we’ve learned to modernize the way we live to move into the future. New York City is¬†a prime … Continue reading

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Unphotographable Moment #5

This is a photo I could not take of man returning from his service in the war. He came up the stairs in the train station and his girlfriend/wife ran to him crying and jumped into his arms.

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Unphotographable Moment #4

This is a picture I could not take of a father buying his daughter ice cream from an ice cream truck. The little girl was extremely¬†happy about it but once her father gave her the cone, as she went for … Continue reading

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Unphotographable Moment #3

This is a picture I could not take of a group of people jet skiing in the East River. As they rode along, they approached an abandon dock that streched out pretty far into the river.¬†This dock happened to be … Continue reading

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