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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
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"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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