Architecture / New York

Interactive Doc, “A Short History of the Highrise” on The New York Times: Part II, “Concrete”

Demolition of Pruitt-Igoe public housing in St. Louis. Still via video from U.S. Housing and Development video, via Wikimedia Commons

Yesterday, we looked at part one, “Mud”, of the New York Times’ documentary collaboration with the Highrise project. This four-part installment continues today with “Concrete,” an exploration of the mid-century ups and downs of the high-rise building.

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