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Magnetic City: A Walking Companion to New York



From New York magazine’s architecture critic, a walking and reading guide to New York City—a historical, cultural, architectural, and personal approach to seven neighborhoods throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn, and the Bronx, including six essays that help us understand the evolution of the city

For nearly a decade, Pulitzer Prize–winning critic Justin Davidson has explained the ever-changing city of New York to his readers at New York magazine, introducing new buildings, interviewing…


Magnetic City

Author : Justin Davidson  |  Pub Date: 2017-04-18  |  Publisher : Spiegel & Grau

ISBN 10 : 9780553394719
ISBN 13 : 0553394711

From New York magazine’s architecture critic, a walking and reading guide to New York City—a historical, cultural, architectural, and personal approach to seven neighborhoods t..


Magnetic City

Author : Justin Davidson  |  Pub Date: 2017  |  Publisher : Spiegel & Grau

ISBN 10 : 9780553394702
ISBN 13 : 0553394703

For nearly a decade, Pulitzer prize-winning critic Justin Davidson has explained New York, the city, to his readers at New York, the magazine. He has visited new and preserved buil..


New York Art Deco

Author : Anthony W. Robins  |  Pub Date: 2017-04-24  |  Publisher : SUNY Press

ISBN 10 : 9781438463964
ISBN 13 : 1438463960

The first guidebook devoted exclusively to New York City’s Art Deco treasures. Of all the world’s great cities, perhaps none is so defined by its Art Deco architecture as New Y..


The New York Nobody Knows

Author : William B. Helmreich  |  Pub Date: 2015-08-23  |  Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0691169705
ISBN 13 : 9780691169705

As a child growing up in Manhattan, William Helmreich played a game with his father called "Last Stop." They would pick a subway line, ride it to its final destination, and explore..


History Of The World In 500 Walks

Author : Sarah Baxter  |  Pub Date: 2016-06-15  |  Publisher : Aurum Press Limited

ISBN 10 : 1781316007
ISBN 13 : 9781781316009

History is never more alive than when you're walking through it. The smell of earth long-trodden by pilgrims; mountain vistas unchanged for millennia; the feel of weathered wall, b..


Beat Generation In New York

Author : Bill Morgan  |  Pub Date: 1997-11-01  |  Publisher : City Lights Books

ISBN 10 : 0872863255
ISBN 13 : 9780872863255

This is the ultimate guide to Jack Kerouac's New York, packed with photos from the '50s and '60s, and filled with information and anecdotes about the people and places that made hi..


Greater Gotham

Author : Mike Wallace  |  Pub Date: 2017-09-04  |  Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199723058
ISBN 13 : 0199723052

In this utterly immersive volume, Mike Wallace captures the swings of prosperity and downturn, from the 1898 skyscraper-driven boom to the Bankers' Panic of 1907, the labor upheava..