The Municipal Art Society of New York: Ten Architectural Walks in Manhattanby Francis Morrone
Pub. Date: 06/22/2009
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Highlights of architecture, preservation, urban planning, and public art described by two experienced guides, with pictures, route maps, and transit information.
The Municipal Art Society of New York recently celebrated its fiftieth year of offering walking tours to the public; in 2007 more than 10,000 people participated. This illustrated guidebook to
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Francis and Matt write vividly about New York City's architecture, history, city planning, public art--everything that makes the city so interesting. Francis quotes Henry James and Matt describes the Bryant Park Hotel as "luxuriously minimal." This is not your average tourist guide book. This book is for tourists and New Yorkers and everyone who loves New York City.