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I never knew that about New York

Author: Christopher Winn
Publisher: New York, New York : PLUME/Published by the Penguin Group, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of lesser-known anecdotes and trivia about New York City includes such facts as how Columbus Circle is an official measuring point and how Elizabeth II was given peppercorns as back rent during a 1976 visit.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Winn
ISBN: 9780142180631 0142180637
OCLC Number: 849510048
Notes: "A Plume book"--T.p. verso.
"First published in the United Kingdom by Ebury Press, an imprint of Ebury Publishing"--T.p. verso.
Description: xvi, 272 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Contents: New York Harbor --
New Amsterdam & colonial New York --
Lower Broadway : Bowling Green to Trinity Church --
A walk down Wall Street --
Lower Broadway : Trinity Church to St Paul's chapel. the World Trade Center --
Lower Broadway : Vesey to Chambers. the civic center --
Broadway : Chambers to Canal. Tribeca, Chinatown & the Lower East Side --
Broadway : Canal to Houston. Soho & Little Italy --
Broadway : Houston to Union Square. The East Village --
Greenwich Village --
Broadway : Union Square to Times Square --
Chelsea --
Gramercy & Midtown South --
Broadway : Times Square to Columbus Circle --
Midtown & the Upper East Side --
The Upper West Side --
Central Park --
Upper Broadway : 110th to the Harlem River.
Responsibility: Christopher Winn ; illustrations by Mai Osawa.

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A collection of lesser-known anecdotes and trivia about New York City includes such facts as how Columbus Circle is an official measuring point and how Elizabeth II was given peppercorns as back rent during a 1976 visit.

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