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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: 2017-04-18  |  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 bui..


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..


You Are Here Nyc

Author : Katharine Harmon  |  Pub Date: 2016-11-01  |  Publisher : Chronicle Books

ISBN 10 : 9781616895495
ISBN 13 : 1616895497

Maps are magical. Every graphic, like every story, has a point of view, and New York is rife with mapmaking possibilities, thick with mythology, and glutted with history. You Are H..


Figures In Stone Architectural Sculpture In New York City

Author : Robert Arthur King  |  Pub Date: 2017-05-02  |  Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN 10 : 9780393712445
ISBN 13 : 0393712443

A delightful collection of quirky faces, figures, and creatures that adorn New York City buildings. This gift-sized and attractively priced book for architecture buffs features mor..


The Brooklyn Nobody Knows

Author : William B. Helmreich  |  Pub Date: 2016-10-03  |  Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781400883127
ISBN 13 : 1400883121

Bill Helmreich walked every block of New York City—6,000 miles in all—to write the award-winning The New York Nobody Knows. Now he has re-walked Brooklyn—some 816 miles—to ..


The New Brooklyn

Author : Kay S. Hymowitz  |  Pub Date: 2017-01-22  |  Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN 10 : 9781442266582
ISBN 13 : 1442266589

Only a few decades ago, the Brooklyn stereotype well known to Americans was typified by television programs such as “The Honeymooners” and “Welcome Back, Kotter”—comedies..