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A History of Passenger Elevator in the 19th Century

A History of Passenger Elevator in the 19th Century

$55.00

In today’s fast-paced world of computer controlled equipment and space age technology, it is refreshing to read a book about the time when electricity was a novelty and backyard mechanics changed the world. Lee Gray, Associate Dean for the Department of Architecture, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, traces the…

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A History of Passenger Elevator in the 19th Century

A History of Passenger Elevator in the 19th Century (PDF)

$55.00

In today’s fast-paced world of computer controlled equipment and space age technology, it is refreshing to read a book about the time when electricity was a novelty and backyard mechanics changed the world. Lee Gray, Associate Dean for the Department of Architecture, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, traces the…

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Alligator in the Elevator CD

Alligator in the Elevator CD

$17.50

Children’s music featuring the song: “Alligator in the Elevator” Yikes! Children don’t know what to do when they come upon an alligator in the elevator. Rhythmic phrases and repetitive pattern along with delightful illustrations.

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Dupre Tall Building Set

Dupre Tall Building Set

$60.00

Purchase both the Skyscrapers and One World Trade Center books by Judith Dupre and save $5.00 (regular price: US$65). Click here to watch a video on the Dupre Tall Building Set Now, bigger than ever, this long-awaited revised edition of Judith Dupre’s best-selling Skyscrapers is a giant celebration and history…

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Elevator Man Stories

Elevator Man Stories

$25.00

The elevator industry has its collection of stories that mechanics and technicians share between themselves and these stories are what make our industry great. The first published book of its kind, Jim Collett has captured his 40-year career while working as an elevator mechanic in this 242-page “Elevator Man Stories”…

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Going Up! Elisha Otis’s Trip to the Top

Going Up! Elisha Otis’s Trip to the Top

$10.00

This is the fourth book in Tundra’s award-winning Great Idea Series of biographies for young readers. It’s the story of Elisha Otis, the man who invented and installed his first successful passenger elevator in a five-story department store in New York City. Author Monica Kulling brings this inventor to life,…

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History of the Elevator Book Collection

History of the Elevator Book Collection

$80.00

A History of the Passenger Elevator in the 19th Century and Lifted & A Cultural History of the Elevator provide historical reference and comprehensive analysis of the factors and circumstances that allowed the skyscraper and modern city to become a reality. The books include hundreds of illustrations and interesting facts…

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Lifted, A Cultural History of the Elevator

Lifted, A Cultural History of the Elevator

$45.00

Before skyscrapers forever transformed the landscape of the modern metropolis, the conveyance that made them possible had to be created. Invented in New York in the 1850s, the elevator became an urban fact of life on both sides of the Atlantic by the early twentieth century. While it may at…

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Monsters in the Elevator

Monsters in the Elevator: A Cooperative Math Card Game for Kids

$30.00

In this cooperative math card game for kids, your Elevator is full of Monsters trying to go to work. If the Elevator gets too heavy, it breaks and everyone loses. If the Elevator reaches the 20th floor without breaking, everyone wins! How Do I Play? There are two decks: The…

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More Ups Than Downs, A Memoir

More Ups Than Downs, A Memoir

$55.25

In this memoir, ELEVATOR WORLD founder Bill Sturgeon reflects on his adventurous early career, successful decades as EW editor and active retirement. Full of industry history, personalities, anecdotes and photos, this book is a must read for industry insiders. More Ups Than Downs is the story of my life –…

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Moving People From Street to Platform

Moving People: From Street to Platform – 100 Years Underground

$57.50

A visually exciting history of the development of the train network in the historical London Underground from 1863 to 1999 and the development of the escalators which move vast numbers of passengers from the streets of London, England to the platforms underground. Over 70 phenomenal photos from the London Transport…

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One World Trade Center

One World Trade Center

$35.00

A special biography of this iconic building: The behind-the-scenes story of the most extraordinary building in the world, from the bestselling author of Skyscrapers. In this groundbreaking history, bestselling author Judith Dupre chronicles the most astonishing architectural project in memory: One World Trade Center. The new World Trade Center represents…

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Skyscrapers

Skyscrapers

$30.00

A History of the World’s Most Extraordinary Buildings — Revised and Updated Now, bigger than ever, this long-awaited revised edition of Judith Dupre’s best-selling Skyscrapers is a giant celebration of today’s most significant superstructures. It features an all-new design with full-color photographs, 10 new buildings, and informative updates throughout. Unique…

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Speaking of Issues

Speaking of Issues

$57.50

“The Speaking of Issues compilation provides a sense of how the industry’s first trade magazine was founded and evolved. The monthly editorials concerned the birth and growth of associations, expositions, innovative components, systems and installations, worldwide, literally providing a running history of the international elevator industry – and its players.”…

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The Elevator Family

The Elevator Family

$5.25

An eccentric family arrives at a San Francisco hotel and discover there are no rooms available. They decide to stay in a room that has its ups and downs – the elevator. Lots of fun and zany characters. Recommended for readers age 8 to 12. Softcover | 87 pages |…

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The Heights: Anatomy of a Skyscraper

The Heights: Anatomy of a Skyscraper

$28.00

The skyscraper is perhaps the most recognizable icon of the modern urban landscape. Providing offices, homes, restaurants, and shopping to thousands of inhabitants, modern skyscrapers function as small cities- with infrastructure not unlike that hidden beneath our streets. Clean water is provided to floors thousands of feet in the sky;…

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William C. Sturgeon Collection

William C. Sturgeon Collection

$84.95

SPECIAL OFFER! (Regular Price $112.75) Purchase both books by Elevator World founder William C. Sturgeon and SAVE 25% off regular price! These books are full of industry history, photos, memories and vividinsight into the events that helpedshape his career and the elevator industry. “More Ups Than Downs” is the story…

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