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Guide to New York City urban landscapes

Author: Robin Lynn; Francis Morrone; Edward A Toran
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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A tour of not-to-be-missed public places-parks, plazas, memorials, streets-that shape the New York experience.

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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Tours
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Lynn; Francis Morrone; Edward A Toran
ISBN: 9780393733570 0393733572
OCLC Number: 818865889
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 288 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 23 cm
Contents: "The Lungs" / James Huneker (1914) --
Along the Water's Edge --
Manhattan --
Historic Battery Park --
Battery Park City --
East River Waterfront --
Hudson River Park and Riverside Park South --
Riverside Park --
Riverbank State Park --
West Harlem Piers Park Brooklyn --
Brooklyn Bridge Park --
Williamsburg Waterfront --
Erie Basin Park --
Newton Creek Nature Walk Queens --
Gantry Plaza State Park Bronx --
Concrete Plant Park Staten Island --
North Shore Waterfront Esplanade, St. George --
From Fresh Kills Landfill to Freshkills Park Islands --
Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park and Southpoint Park, Roosevelt Island --
Governors Island --
Randall's Island Inland Reclaimed --
High Line Cemeteries --
Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn --
Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx Boulevards --
Eastern Parkway and Ocean Parkway, Brooklyn --
Broadway Plazas and Circles --
Columbus Circle --
Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn --
Gansevoort Plaza Atriums --
Midtown Atriums --
Urban Garden Room Cultural Institutions --
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts Green Roof --
Brooklyn Grange, QueensParks --
Washington Square Park --
Union Square --
Bryant Park --
Paley Park --
Conservatory Garden in Central Park --
Liz Christy Garden --
Zuccotti Park Memorial --
National September 11 Memorial --
Eating and Drinking.
Other Titles: New York City urban landscapes
Responsibility: Robin Lynn and Francis Morrone ; photography by Edward A. Toran ; foreword by Pete Hamill ; introduction by Richard J. Moylan.

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"[L]ovely color photos throughout . . . . [B]lend of history and travelogue perfect for any visiting New York City who want a guide to urban and natural landscapes that make up the City's buildings Read more...

 
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