How to Read New York

How to Read New York

A Crash Course in Big Apple Architecture

Paperback - 2012
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Essential reading for both native New Yorkers and tourists alike, How to Read New York unveils the boundless diversity of Gotham's architectural wonders. Covering every era of New York architecture--from what remains of the colonial days to the latest postmodern skyscraper--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.
Publisher: New York : Rizzoli, [2012]
ISBN: 9780789324900
0789324903
Characteristics: 256 pages : illustrations, maps ; 17 cm

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