The collections at Loggia explore select areas of study in art and art history, architecture and design, the decorative arts, industrial design, and classical studies such as Greek, Roman, and Celtic mythology.

Gardner's Art Through the Ages

This book is the classic reference for the study of art. It features a history of artists and their works, as well as lucid and engaging descriptions of the styles and periods of art history. Highly recommended for both students and scholars.



Skyscrapers | the tallest buildings and structures from around the world! The sites featured explore the architecture of these high-rise structures including information about their architects, history, design, and construction.

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a collection of features from A Momentary Vignette!

Chrysler Building | New York City's art deco delight.
Empire State Building | once the world's tallest building.
Eiffel Tower | Paris landmark created for the 1889 World's Fair.
Flatiron Building | New York City landmark with unique shape.
Lever House | SOM's modern office building at Park Avenue.
skyscraper | the giants of building and engineering.
Waldorf-Astoria | the classic New York art deco hotel.
World Trade Center | Yamasaki's 110 story twin towers.

Famous Skyscrapers on the Web

Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat | studies and reports on all aspects of the planning, design, and construction of tall buildings.

the Eiffel Tower | an interesting and beautiful tour of the Paris landmark is provided complete with a panoramic view of the City of Lights.

DiscoveryOnline | the Discovery Channel provides an interactive timeline with information about the world's tallest buildings.

the Empire State Building | the Official Internet Site of the Empire State Building offers a stylish introduction to the history of this Art Deco classic.

New York City Skyscrapers | this great site provides a wealth of information about New York's landmarks past and present. | extensive information about the world's tallest buildings including photographs and diagrams.

The Skyscraper Museum | a private, not-for-profit, educational corporation devoted to the study of high-rise building, past, present, and future.

World's Tallest Buildings | dedicated to traditional buildings over 1000 feet/305 meters in height.


Jumbo sized like the buildings themselves, this book reveals the world's most famous skyscrapers in beautiful photographs and informative text.