"Wright and New York" by Anthony Alofsin

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Wright and New York tells the story of how New York rescued Wright in the late 1920s and early 1930s from the doldrums of his career.  In doing so it reveals much about Wright, his circle of friends and colleagues and the whirl of New York at the end of the Jazz Age. It also explores the way the city shaped him into becoming “America’s Architect” and led to him creating iconic structures, such as New York’s Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

 “A watershed investigation of Wright’s life in the 1920s, when he landed, adrift, in New York. The city proved antagonistic, irresistibly so, and transformed him…”

—Judith Dupre, New York Times bestselling author of Skyscrapers