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The Big Onion guide to New York City : ten historic tours

Author: Seth Kamil; Eric Wakin; Big Onion Walking Tours (New York, N.Y.)
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This witty, informative walking guide includes nine walking tours, plus a 5-borough driving tour, peppered with informative sidebars, illustrations, and photos from the collection at the New-York  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Tours
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Seth Kamil; Eric Wakin; Big Onion Walking Tours (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN: 0814747485 9780814747483 0814747493 9780814747490
OCLC Number: 48817664
Description: x, 390 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
1. Wall Street: The Architecture of Capitalism --
2. The Lower East Side: Immigrant New York --
3.Greenwich Village: A Gay and Lesbian Mecca --
4. Four Squares: Union Square, Stuyvesant Square, Gramercy Park, and Madison Square --
5. Brooklyn Bridge: A Walk from Brooklyn Heights to City Hall --
6. Central Park: New York City's Largest Work of Art --
7. The Upper East Side: Manhattan's "Gold Coast" --
8. Historic Harlem: African American Capital of the Twentieth Century --
9. Green-Wood Cemetery: A Garden Cemetery Revisited --
10. The Other Boroughs: A Driving Tour --
Sources --
About the Contributors --
Index
Responsibility: Seth Kamil and Eric Wakin ; with a foreword by Kenneth T. Jackson.

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"One could scarcely find a more informative and engaging guide than this book, distilled from the award-winning tours developed over the last decade by Big Onion Walking Tours...It is a delight, Read more...

 
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