Faces in Stone

Architectural Sculpture in New York City

Robert Arthur King (Author, New York School of Interior Design)

With a Foreword by Allison Silver


A delightful collection of quirky faces and figures that people New York City buildings.

An architectural impulse book, gift-sized and -priced, for those who love finding unknown corners of New York City. This collection of one hundred architectural details features brief introductions and contextual photographs to show the buildings on which the ornaments appear, the addresses, and transportation information.

Book Details

  • Hardcover
  • June 2008
  • ISBN 978-0-393-73234-4
  • 8.4 × 7.3 in / 144 pages
  • Sales Territory: Worldwide

Endorsements & Reviews

“With so many historic buildings being torn down, it is important to document these beautiful details of a dying craft. It is a delightful book that will definitely alter the way you see things.” — Gazette & Herald

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