In a new book titled Never Built New York from authors Greg Goldin and Sam Lubel, ambitious designs for mega-projects in NYC from the past 200 years are explored and reinterpreted in depth.
Never Built New York shows us the visionary architectural ideas of the city's greatest dreamers across two centuries of New York City history. Nearly 200 proposals spanning 200 years encompass bridges, skyscrapers, master plans, parks, transit schemes, amusements, airports, plans to fill in rivers and extend Manhattan, and much, much more. Included are alternate visions for Central Park, Columbus Circle, Lincoln Center, MoMA, the UN, Grand Central Terminal, the World Trade Center site and other highlights [.…] Fact-filled and entertaining texts, plus sketches, renderings, prints and models drawn from archives across the country tell stories of ideas that would have drastically transformed the way we inhabit and move through the city.
The 408-page Never Built New York book is currently the #1 Best Seller in City Planning and Urban Development on Amazon.
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