Adieu New York


Adieu New York
Fred Zinnemann (1907–97)
Photograph; Gelatin-silver print
Victoria and Albert Museum

High buildings such as skyscrapers depend on the use of a steel or concrete frame. In the 1920s and 30s thousands of construction workers were employed to build steel-frame skyscrapers in New York. These men are taking a lunch break on top of the Rockefeller Center.



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