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The AIA Guide to New York City
by Elliot Willensky
Publisher: Three Rivers Press (CA) 2000
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Since the AIA Guide to New York City was first published in 1967, it has been recognized as the ultimate guide to the metropolis's buildings, in all five boroughs -- Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and Staten Island -- from nineteenth-century... >
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All Around the Town: Amazing Manhattan Facts and Curiosities
by Patrick Bunyan
Publisher: Fordham University Press 1999
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Where in Manhattan did Washington sleep? Where was Teddy Roosevelt born? Where di John Tyler get married? Where did James Monroe die? Where did Lincoln and Grant lie in state? These Manhattan presidential sites are among more than 2,000 fascinating... >
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An Architectural Guide To The Metropolis: 15 Walking Tours
by Gerard R. Wolfe
Publisher: McGraw Hill 2003
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You can ride the subway and buses, even take a cruise on the Staten Island Ferry. But the best way to discover the architectural majesty of New York City is the old-fashioned way: on foot! And with McGraw-Hill’s newly expanded New York: 15 Walking... >
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The Architectural Guidebook To New York City
by Francis Morrone, James Iska
Publisher: Gibbs Smith 2002
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This brand new edition of the popular Architectural Guidebook to New York City details, the most recent changes to Manhattan's built environment, including modifications that reflect post September 11. Hundreds of entries are thoughtfully presented in... >
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From Abyssinian to Zion: A Guide to Manhattan's Houses of Worship
by David W. Dunlap
Publisher: Columbia University Press 2004
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From modest chapels to majestic cathedrals, and historic synagogues to modern mosques and Buddhist temples: this photo-filled, pocket-size guidebook presents 1,079 houses of worship in Manhattan and lays to rest the common perception that skyscrapers,... >
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Going Coastal New York City
by Barbara La Rocco
Publisher: Going Coastal, Inc. 2004
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Phillip Lopate, author of "Waterfront: A Journey Around Manhattan" calls GOING COASTAL NEW YORK CITY "An ultra-useful guide that brings together all the information necessary to enjoy the waterfront, in a compact, well-organized form." John Waldman,... >
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The Historic Shops & Restaurants Of New York: A Guide To Century-Old Establishments In The City
by Ellen Williams, Steve Radlauer
Publisher: The Little Bookroom 2002
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Discover the bygone city of Mark Twain and Stanford White, Harry Houdini and Edith Wharton in the venerable shops and restaurants that have served discriminating New Yorkers for generations. In Old World dining rooms, gaslit saloons, at jewelers,... >
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Unexpected New York: 87 discoveries in familiar places
by Chester Burger
Publisher: Goodwin Publishers, LLC 2007
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Stories and illustrations aboiut 87 familiar places in New York City -- with an unknown story about each. Examples: The original of the Lincoiln Memorial is in NYC; the stone thing in Washington is a copy. / A NYC house in which a President of the... >
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