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AIA guide to New York City

Author: Norval White; Elliot Willensky; Fran Leadon; American Institute of Architects.
Publisher: Oxford : 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.
ISBN: 9780195383867 0195383869
OCLC Number: 813862893
Description: xxii, 1055 p. : principalmente il. ; 26 cm
Contents: List of MapsUsing the GuideAcknowledgmentsGlossaryBorough One: ManhattanLower ManhattanThe VillagesMidtown ManhattanUpper West SideCentral ParkUpper East SideThe Heights and HarlemsHarlemUpper ManhattanThe Other IslandsBorough Two: The BronxSouthern BronxCentral BronxWestern BronxRiverdaleEastern BronxNorthern BronxBorough Three: BrooklynWest Central BrooklynNorthern BrooklynCentral BrooklynSouthwestern BrooklynSouthern BrooklynSoutheastern BrooklynEastern BrooklynBorough Four: QueensWestern QueensCentral QueensSouthern QueensFar QueensThe Rockaways/Jamaica BayBorough Five: Staten IslandNorthern Staten IslandEastern Staten IslandCentral Staten IslandSouthern Staten IslandIndexIllustration Credits
Responsibility: Norval White, Elliot Willensky with Fran Leadon.


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Huge and gloriously entertaining book...This book has the edge on Pevsner in scope, humour and approachability. * The Independent * Gloriously entertaining... exuberant and scrupulous. * Chris Read more...

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