Carol Willis is an architectural and urban historian, specializing in the history of American city building. She has authored Form Follows Finance: Skyscrapers and Skylines in New York and Chicago, an AIA book award recipient. She has written introductions for publications, including Skyscraper Rivals, New York Architecture, Manhattan Skyscrapers, and New York Deco, and has made appearances on The History Channel, PBS, NPR, and BBC. Willis is the Founder, Director, and Curator of The Skyscraper Museum, and is an Adjunct Associate Professor at Columbia University.






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