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Construction of the Empire State BuildingThe Empire State Building began as no more than a glimmer in the eye of John J. Raskob, the vice president of General Motors. He dreamed to construct a building that would exceed the height of the Chrysler Building. The building was to be built on the site ... He dreamed to construct a building that would exceed the height of the Chrysler Building. ... Raskob knew very little about architecture but he was certain of one thing; He wanted his building to be the tallest building in the world. ... Standing in at one thousand twelve hundred and fifty feet tall the Empire State Building became the tallest building in the world, exceeding the Chrysler building in height by about two hundred feet, and remained it for forty one years. ... The building had taken a hit from an airplane and survived. ... Today, the enormous building is a national monument. ...
The Dilemma of Style In the Nineteenth Century and How It Was AddressedSebastian DevonshireArchitecture, since large-scale construction began, has always been a means for establishments to represent and emanate the style and image that they wished to convey. Be they for government, the monarchy, rel ... These buildings were intended for the new ruling class of Nineteenth century, which consisted of industrialists and manufacturers, who preferred their buildings in familiar historical styles. ... The strength that it provided was a picturesque version of the strength and simplicity that classically built buildings offered. ... To provide housing, factories, schools, colleges and governmental buildings for this increasing population, a tremendous building drive and consequently a new architectural style was necessary. ... The tower was commissioned for the Paris exhibition of 1889 and was the t...
IntroductionWith the decrease in natural resources, we are forced to look to alternative materials for future use. Steel and other resources are slowly becoming depleted, and we must find alternative materials that are abundant, less expensive and lower in weight. The alternative material must sti ... The Big Three (Chrysler, Ford, and GM) have examined the possibility of doing away with paint, and using a molded-in color over the entire body panel (Pryweller 29). ... Chrysler's Plymouth Pronto was the first concept car to consist of such a plastic body panel. ... A typical paint shop is 30% of the cost of building a new assembly plant (Pryweller 29). ... Chrysler was able to cut 22% in tooling costs and 35% in weight on the new Sebring Convertible by building the hood and decklid out of plastic (Teague 51). ... DaimlerChrysler and DuPont have introduced the world's first p...
SILICONES UNLIMITED, INC.Silicones Unlimited was founded in 1989 by Roger Knost and John Williams. The mission statement of SU then and now is " To identify, sell, service, and build long term relationships, through partnering efforts with OEM manufacturers in the Electrical / Electronics market nic ... Chrysler, Dana Corp., Zenith, Motorola, ITT.... ... SU is committed long term to continue our excellent growth through building relationships, providing value added : ethical and professional service to customers, and to continue to meet or exceed expectations and requirements. ...
History of New York CityNew York City is our country's most significant and largest city. It got that way over hundreds of years of history. From the early immigrants to the modern day buildings, New York City consists of many different cultures. It seems as if New York City is the backbone of ou ... The Woolworth Building became the tallest building in the world when it was completed in 1913 with the height of 792 feet. The Chrysler Building completed in 1930, rose up 1,048 feet (Encyclopedia Americana pg. 237). The Empire State Building was completed in 1931. ... Believe it or not it only caused minor damage to the building. ... Each building had 21,800 windows and stood 1,350 feet tall. ...
11/1/00Book ReportIacocca an AutobiographyLee Iacocca grew up in Allentown Pennsylvania, very close to my hometown of Boyertown Pa. My geographic connection with Iacocca is one of the reasons I chose to read his autobiography. We are both very interested in automobiles and automotive history, whic ... Chrysler was a failing company who needed the expertise and knowledge of Iacocca. Meetings between Iacocca and Chrysler were kept secret as to not involve the media. ... He would not take a job with Chrysler unless he could be CEO and president. Chrysler accepted these terms and Iacocca began the challenging but rewarding job of building up a fallen company his own way. Chrysler became a success as the third biggest automotive company in just over two years with Iacocca as president and CEO. ...
Landmarks Statue of LibertyThe Statue of Liberty was designed by French sculptor Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi and completed in July 1884. The statue commemorates the alliance between the United States and France during the American Revolution from 1775 to 1783, and was funded through the donations of ... The reason why this statue is so significant to America is because it symbolizes freedom from Britain during the revolution.Empire State BuildingThe building of the Empire State building was from 1929 to 1931(during the great depression). Walter Chrysler (Chrysler Corp.) and John Jacob Raskab (GM Corp.) were both competing for the rights to the tallest building in the world. The Empire State building was the tallest standing building for over 40 years (1931 to 1971). ... During the depression the Empire State building gave a new hope to New York. ... On December 17, 1900, the new Main Building...
1928-This was one of the most important years of the 1920s. During this year inventions and new technologies led the way to a new society. In 1928 the first commercial televisions were being produced. Blacks and women were beginning to play an important role in American culture. Amelia Earhart b ... In 1928 Chrysler corporation unveiled its plans for the now famous Chrysler Building in New York. ...
Automobiles Of The 1920'sFor many years after the introduction of automobiles, three kinds of power sources were in common use: steam engines, gasoline engines, and electric motors. In 1920 over 2300 automobiles were registered in New York City, Boston, Massachusetts, and Chicago, Illinois. Of these ... Major reasons for the surge in automobile ownership were Ford's Model T, the assembly-line method of building it, and the affordability of cars for the ordinary wage earner.Many new companies were formed. ... In 1928 the German manufacturer Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW), also known as Bavarian Motor Works, began building automobiles.As the end of the decade neared, Ford and Chevrolet were very competitive with their price and products, which had continued through the Thirties. Other automakers, such as Cadillac, Packard, and Chrysler, began to have an impact on the market. ...
IT'S UP TO YOU, NEW YORKNew York, New York says Frank Sinatra. There must be something about New York that makes this city this much popular and this much special. Even when someone speaks about the United States New York is one of the first things that come to the mind. But Why? Why New York is thi ... And from the crown and observation desk, you can have the best views of the lower Manhattan.The second significant building in New York is the "Empire States Building". ... It has made in 1930s and lasted 45 years to finish the whole building and remained as the tallest building until the 1970s. ... In the film "King Kong" the building is immortalised by the climbing of the giant gorilla on to the top.Besides the Empire State Building another significant skyscraper in New York is the Chrysler Building it is very familiar with the general view of New York in the TV's and cinemas. ... This ...
Before a discussion about the relationship between architecture and social structure can take place there must be an understanding, or establishment of a common ground about the nature of architecture. Unlike any of the other arts, architecture is essential to the physical survival of the human rac ... As a matter of fact, companies such as Chrysler and Sears have created such beautiful buildings as their headquarters that the cities in which they reside have adopted them as their own expression of what it means to be from that city. ...
New Businesses of the 1920'sAfter World War I many nations where economically defeated. Germany and Japan inparticular, struggled with their economy. The United States was one of the few nations that flourished during this period (Groner 273-275). There was an explosion of new businesses in the 192 ... In 1925 they began their business of building aircraft engines in Connecticut. ... The major new corporation in automobiles was the Chrysler Corporation. ... Chrysler. ... Then in 1924 Chrysler put out their first car (Automotive History: 1920 2). Chrysler then joined the rankings with Ford and GM to be known as one of the Big Three in the automotive industry (Baughman 94).Along with the transportation industry, entertainment played an important role in the new corporations of this decade. ...
Eiffel TowerGustave Eiffel the great man who built the Eiffel Tower in 1889. The tower itself had no practical use it was just use to demonstrate capabilities of recent engineering. There are some interesting and unique facts about the Eiffel Tower like how it ways 7000 tons. Also what's cool abo ... The Eiffel Tower had its mark as the highest building for a long period of time. In1929 when the Chrysler Building was built in New York City the Tower lost its mark the highest skyscraper. ... While the tower is in its off seasons it has to worry about maintenance and repairs that it has to go through so it can look in tip top shape when it reopens again.With its 5.5 million visitors a year you can wonder if they have enough money to maintain a building this immense. ...
Acid Rain an how does my car effect the environmentWell to start things off I will give a brief description of acid rain. Acid rain comes from burning fossil fuels such as gas or coal. The main ingredients of acid rain are sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide. In the US, more than seventy percent of th ... Over time acid rain can kill fish in lakes and streams, animals in the forests, and weaken man made buildings. ... It was at this time that the Big Three Ford, Chrysler, and GM put an end to great muscle cars like the Dodge Charger, Hemi Super Bee, The Cuda, and The Hemi Super Bird. ...
Even before reading the article, "Hybrid autos REV up" an informed consumer of the media should know that quite often automobile and electronics magazines are highly favorable of the industries they chronicle. The industry is essentially their 'bread and butter' of such magazines-i.e. without cars, ... Other automotive manufacturers plan to introduce electric cars in the next few years, including Ford, General Motors and Daimler Chrysler. ... Power & Associates, Westlake Village, who notes "the total HEV industry could be as large as one-half-million units by 2007," instead the author is more keen to emphasizes that forward-thinking car makers are "building a new breed of HEVs with smaller sticker premiums and more modest emission-reduction and mileage-enhancement targets." ...
Between 1922 and 1929, the American economy experienced a massive boom which saw the average income expand by 27% and the annual wealth produced by 40%. These years became known as the Roaring Twenties.The boom happened for a number of reasons such as the introduction of assembly lines, the start of ... More roads had to be built, so the road building industry prospered. ... By 1930, cars contributed 13% of production in America.The three major producers in the car industry were Ford, Chrysler and General Motors. ...
A livable society in which all essential sources of man-made energy, which is virtually pollution-free and affordable, seems impossible. Although such a concept seems like science fiction today, real efforts are underway to assure that by the late 21st century, what once seemed like a dream, will b ... BP Solar recently announced its commitment to achieve revenues of $1 billion per year by 2007 and to bring manufacturing costs down to a level consistent with large-scale use in buildings."... The Chrysler Company has announced plans to go into large-scale production of a fuel-cell-powered van by 2005. ...
By the 1930s money was scarce because of the depression, so people did what they could to make their lives happy. Movies were hot, parlor games and board games were popular. People gathered around radios to listen to everything. People danced to the big bands. Franklin Roosevelt influenced American ... Some really famous art that was created during the 1930's was mount Rushmore and some very popular buildings today. The Chrysler building was created during the great depression. This building in New York stands at 1046-ft tall and 77 floor high, which gives it a great over look of the big apple. Another very famous building that was created in the great depression was the Empire state Building. This 1,453-foot colossus building is 102 floors tall and was also created in 1930 and became a tourist's magnet. ...
Electric VehiclesMatt Scott College Prep Environmental demand for cleaner air has put a heavy burden on the automobile, much improved by stringent exhaust stands but still a significant source of pollution. High cost, technological obstacles and the resistance of the pu ... GM, Ford, Toyota, Honda, Daimler-Chrysler and Even the U.S. ... Kimball of Boston, Massachusetts with building the first practical electric car in 1888. ... Daimler-Chrysler has introduced their electrically powered vehicle that is probably the most distinctive of the new fleet of EV?... None of the other carmakers building EV?... I believe Daimler-Chryslers EPIC is at the forefront of the electric market. ...
The Rise and Fall of the Tucker TorpedoAmerica was shaped and defined through the basis of free enterprise. Long before America became a nation onto its own, it had already established a strong economy built on a solid foundation of free enterprise where any business had the right and the freedom t ... Preston Tucker was an innovative visionary who dreamt of building "the car of tomorrow" using cutting edge technology and design yet failed due to stiff opposition from major competitive automotive manufacturers and their political representatives. This can be clearly seen after examining the history of the Tucker Torpedo and the Tucker Corporation.Preston Tucker envisioned a car that would revolutionize the automotive industry, yet soon realized that launching a major enterprise against the leading automotive companies, Ford, General Motors, and Chrysler (the big three) would require a lot m...
Introduction:Ballard Power System is the world leader in developing and commercializing proton exchange membrane fuel cell power systems. At the heart of this corporation is the Ballard Fuel Cell, a propriety zero-emission engine that converts natural gas, methanol, or hydrogen fuel directly into el ... Over the last several years, many large corporations including Daimler-Benz, Chrysler, Honda, General Motors, Nissan, Hitachi, Volkswagen, Volvo, and GPU International have invested large amounts of money into the production of the Ballard Fuel Cell in an attempt to create stationary electric power plants, and zero-emission vehicles.History of the Fuel Cell:The fuel cell was first developed in the 1960's by General Electric for NASA. ... Phase 3 consisted of building a demonstration fleet which would introduce the public to the possibilities of the fuel cell. ...
Auto PactIn May of 2000 the World Trade Organization (WTO) ended the Canadian made Auto Pact.c The Auto Pact was an agreement constructed by Pierre Trudeau in 1965 that allowed companies to bring auto parts and vehicles from anywhere in the world into Canada without any tariff, but with two conditi ... It is a building block of Canada. ... The Auto Pact was Canada's only lever to pressure offshore producers like Honda and Toyota to increase their commitment in Canada to match that of the Big three: General Motors, Ford, and Daimler Chrysler. ...
Biography of Henry Ford- Henry Ford was one of the most brilliant entrepreneurs in creating the automobile assembly line, it was his controversial characteristics and unorthodox approach towards administrating the Ford Motor Company which resulted in the conglomeration of one of the most successful ... Hundreds waited month after month in front of the employment building hoping to be hired. ... In fact the average salary for most was a mere $2.50/day at GM and Chryslers. ...
Henry Ford was one of the most brilliant entrepreneurs in creating the automobile assembly line, it was his controversial characteristics and unorthodox approach towards administrating the Ford Motor Company which resulted in the conglomeration of one of the most successful corporations in the worl ... Hundreds waited month after month in front of the employment building hoping to be hired. ... In fact the average salary for most was a mere $2.50/day at GM and Chryslers. ...
Biography of Henry Ford- Henry Ford was one of the most brilliant entrepreneurs in creating the automobile assembly line, it was his controversial characteristics and unorthodox approach towards administrating the Ford Motor Company which resulted in the conglomeration of one of the most suc ... Hundreds waited month after month in front of the employment building hoping to be hired. ... In fact the average salary for most was a mere $2.50/day at GM and Chryslers. ...