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The AIA Guide to New York City
by Elliot Willensky
Publisher: Three Rivers Press (CA) 2000
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Since the AIA Guide to New York City was first published in 1967, it has been recognized as the ultimate guide to the metropolis's buildings, in all five boroughs -- Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and Staten Island -- from nineteenth-century... >
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An Architectural Guide To The Metropolis: 15 Walking Tours
by Gerard R. Wolfe
Publisher: McGraw Hill 2003
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You can ride the subway and buses, even take a cruise on the Staten Island Ferry. But the best way to discover the architectural majesty of New York City is the old-fashioned way: on foot! And with McGraw-Hill’s newly expanded New York: 15 Walking... >
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The Architectural Guidebook To New York City
by Francis Morrone, James Iska
Publisher: Gibbs Smith 2002
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This brand new edition of the popular Architectural Guidebook to New York City details, the most recent changes to Manhattan's built environment, including modifications that reflect post September 11. Hundreds of entries are thoughtfully presented in... >
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Evolution Of New York City Subways: An Illustrated History Of New York City's Transit Cars, 1867-1997
by Gene Sansone
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press 2002
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A collaborative labor of love by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the New York Transit Museum, Gene Sansone's Evolution of New York City Subways: An Illustrated History of New York City's Transit Cars, 1867-1997 -- now available from the... >
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From Abyssinian to Zion: A Guide to Manhattan's Houses of Worship
by David W. Dunlap
Publisher: Columbia University Press 2004
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From modest chapels to majestic cathedrals, and historic synagogues to modern mosques and Buddhist temples: this photo-filled, pocket-size guidebook presents 1,079 houses of worship in Manhattan and lays to rest the common perception that skyscrapers,... >
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New York Streetscapes
by Christopher Gray
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams 2003
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Christopher Gray's engaging tales of historic Gotham locales transport readers back in time for a stroll through the streets of old New York. The noted architectural historian, who writes the popular "Streetscapes" column in The New York Times, here... >
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The Timeline History Of New York City
by David Playne
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan 2003
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New York City's fascinating history unfolds brilliantly in a book that includes 2,000 facts and dates on a timeline over fourteen feet long!
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Where'D You Get Those? New York City's Sneaker Culture: 1960-1987
by Bobbito Garcia
Publisher: Testify Books 2003
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Shere'd You Get Those? New York City's Sneaker Culture: 1960-1987 is an insider's account that traces New York City sneaker culture back to its earliest day. Describing how a small and dedicated group of sneaker consumers in the 70s and early 80s proved... >
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