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AIA guide to New York City

Author: Norval White; Elliot Willensky; Fran Leadon; American Institute of Architects. New York Chapter.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats

"There are two reasons the guide has entered the pantheon of New York books. One is its encyclopedic nature, and the other is its inimitable style-'smart, vivid, funny and opinionated' as the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Norval White; Elliot Willensky; Fran Leadon; American Institute of Architects. New York Chapter.
ISBN: 9780195383850 0195383850 9780195383867 0195383869
OCLC Number: 804682268
Notes: Índexs.
Description: xxii, 1055 p. : il. ; 26 cm
Contents: List of Maps ; Using the Guide ; Acknowledgments ; Glossary ; Borough One: Manhattan ; Lower Manhattan ; The Villages ; Midtown Manhattan ; Upper West Side ; Central Park ; Upper East Side ; The Heights and Harlems ; Harlem ; Upper Manhattan ; The Other Islands ; Borough Two: The Bronx ; Southern Bronx ; Central Bronx ; Western Bronx ; Riverdale ; Eastern Bronx ; Northern Bronx ; Borough Three: Brooklyn ; West Central Brooklyn ; Northern Brooklyn ; Central Brooklyn ; Southwestern Brooklyn ; Southern Brooklyn ; Southeastern Brooklyn ; Eastern Brooklyn ; Borough Four: Queens ; Western Queens ; Central Queens ; Southern Queens ; Far Queens ; The Rockaways/Jamaica Bay ; Borough Five: Staten Island ; Northern Staten Island ; Eastern Staten Island ; Central Staten Island ; Southern Staten Island ; Index ; Illustration Credits
Other Titles: American Institute of Architects guide to New York City
Responsibility: [edited by] Norval White, Elliot Willensky with Fran Leadon.


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