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Workers Excavate the Site for the Foundation of the New Macy's Building in New York City ca. 1902

The development of the skyscraper in the early 20th century created a building boom in New York and other large American cities. One of the first new skyscrapers built was the Macy's building, a multistoried department store. Stores such as these grew rapidly during the Gilded Age due in part t...

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Other Authors: Films Media Group,, WPA Film Library.
Format: Video
Language: English
Published: [Place of publication not identified] : WPA Film Library, [1902]
Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (0 min., 30 sec.))