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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 : 9781438463988
ISBN 13 : 1438463987

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: 2013-10-20  |  Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781400848317
ISBN 13 : 1400848318

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..


Humans Of New York Stories

Author : Brandon Stanton  |  Pub Date: 2015-10-13  |  Publisher : St. Martin's Press

ISBN 10 : 9781250099853
ISBN 13 : 1250099854

Now a #1 New York Times Bestseller! In the summer of 2010, photographer Brandon Stanton began an ambitious project -to single-handedly create a photographic census of New York City..


Radical Walking Tours Of New York City Third Edition

Author : Bruce Kayton  |  Pub Date: 2016-12-13  |  Publisher : Seven Stories Press

ISBN 10 : 9781609806903
ISBN 13 : 1609806905

Too often, tours of New York City are paeans to power--extolling the fabled New York skyline and the robber barrons whose wealth built it up, praising the marvels of a city built l..


The Creative Destruction Of New York City

Author : Alessandro Busà  |  Pub Date: 2017-08-07  |  Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780190610104
ISBN 13 : 0190610107

Bill de Blasio's campaign rhetoric focused on a tale of two cities: rich and poor New York. He promised to value the needs of poor and working-class New Yorkers, making city govern..