"Amerika Baut" emphasized techniques of heavy construction and the highly detailed organization that went into large-scale building projects. (Photo: Peter Blake, NARA)
  A panorama of New York City at night was on the upper level of the exhibit. The wall's curve was calculated to increase a sense of architectural perspective.  (Photo: Peter Blake, NARA)
  The strategic use of floor mirrors enhanced the perception of vertical height for visitors viewing large-scale models of modern US skyscrapers. (Photo: Peter Blake, NARA)
  Advocating the benefits of "pre-planning" and "pre-design", Blake stressed the influence of ship, railroad and airplane construction on US building methods. (Photo: Peter Blake, NARA)
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