Chronicles of Old New York: Exploring Manhattan's Landmark by James Roman

By James Roman

were you aware that vital Park used to be outfitted on Seneca Village, a group of modest farms, often referred to as a secure haven for runaway slaves? do you know Washington sq. Park was a potter’s box? writer James Roman, a local New Yorker, brings to this consultant an intimate wisdom and love of recent York’s neighborhoods and the quirks of heritage that experience contributed to shaping town. detect four hundred years of innovation throughout the precise tales of the visionaries, risk-takers, dreamers, and schemers reminiscent of John Jacob Astor, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Stanford White, Gertrude Whitney and extra with historic images and interval maps. This moment version features a new Broadway bankruptcy and fully up to date jogging excursions. A needs to learn for an individual who loves ny City.

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