Stereograph of butcher shops on the ground floor of Faneuil Hall Market, late nineteenth century.
National Trust for Historic Preservation, poster for Preservation Week, May 11–17, 1980.
Planners were awed by the global reach of the food system. From Walter P. Hedden, Port of New York Authority, papers on marketing within the Port of New York District, 1925, n.p.
Cartoons like this one from the Brooklyn Eagle (date unknown) reflected anxiety about the cost of food and a distrust of the food marketing system. From Housewives League Magazine 1, no. 4 (April 1913): 8.
Photograph of excavation and construction of the foundation of the Plymouth Building, Minneapolis, MN, January, 1910. Workers continued to mix and pour concrete as temperatures dropped to a low of two-degrees Fahrenheit on February 16 and 17, 1910. Smoke
Photograph of the “M/B Bar” twisted square steel bar reinforcement used in the construction of the Plymouth Building, April 1, 1910.
Photograph of the construction of the masonry curtain walls of the Plymouth Building, September 12, 1910.
Photograph of the original main façades of the Plymouth Building, October 25, 1910. Original decorative features included rusticated terra-cotta pavilions, red brick walls laid in a Flemish bond with molded brick window sills, and a twelfth-story richly
Photograph of the main facades after “modernization” in 1936.
Images from the cover and chapter 1.
Image from chapter 2.
Images from chapter 3.
Images from chapter 4.
Image from chapter 5.