Small enough to fit in a pocket yet serious enough to provide real answers, this one-stop guide to understanding architecture and urban design of New York City is sure to be a must have for anyone interested in New York or visiting the city. this unique guidebook illuminates the fascinating architectural and urban history of New York.
Organized chronologically and by architectural style, the book covers key highlights of the built environment from the Battery to Inwood. Many of the skyline’s most iconic buildings are included, along with many lesser-known buildings that are architecturally interesting. Charmingly illustrated with 430 line drawings and vintage engravings that bring old New York to life, the book concludes with a map section that suggests themed walking tours.
This softcover book measures 5 2/5 inches in width by 4/5 inches in depth by 6½ inches in height. Published February 2012.
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