Hugh Ferriss, Study for “Maximum Mass, permitted by the 1916 New York Zoning Law, Stage 4”, 1922. Drawing. This is an early proposal for the set back skyscraper form that was to characterize many skyscrapers built from the mid-1920s to the 1950s. Via Cooper Hewitt
We’ve all heard that a million monkeys banging on a million typewriters will eventually reproduce the entire works of Shakespeare. Now, thanks to the Internet, we know this is not true.