Artwalks in New York: Delightful Discoveries of Public Art and Gardens in Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens, and Staten Island / Edition 2

Artwalks in New York: Delightful Discoveries of Public Art and Gardens in Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens, and Staten Island / Edition 2

by Marina Harrison, Lucy D. Rosenfeld, Lucy D. Rosenfeld
     
 

ISBN-10: 0935576479

ISBN-13: 9780935576474

Pub. Date: 01/28/1994

Publisher: Kesend, Michael Publishing, Limited

Completely updated, the new edition of this acclaimed guide brings us 33 tours of public art, covering the length of the island, from the Cloisters and Harlem in northern Manhattan, to Central Park and the museum mile, to Rockefeller Center and Chelsea, and all the way down to the southern tip at Battery Park City. This indispensable guide also covers the outer

Overview

Completely updated, the new edition of this acclaimed guide brings us 33 tours of public art, covering the length of the island, from the Cloisters and Harlem in northern Manhattan, to Central Park and the museum mile, to Rockefeller Center and Chelsea, and all the way down to the southern tip at Battery Park City. This indispensable guide also covers the outer boroughs, from Snug Harbor, Staten Island to the Socrates Sculpture Park and the Noguchi Museum in Queens, from Wave Hill in the Bronx all the way to the botanical gardens in Brooklyn.

The perfect guidebook for residents and tourists alike, Harrison and Rosenfeld uncover nooks and crannies off the beaten track alongside favored treasures, reminding us all why New York City is the art capital of the world.

Artwalks in New York contains:

  • Completely revised and updated entries, including seven new walks, reflecting the ever-changing city
  • Includes over 25 walking tour maps, directions, and suggested visitation hours
  • Listings of museums, art and auction galleries, art-filled public spaces, hotel lobbies, gardens, restaurants, subway stations, public sculpture and murals, and more
  • Hundreds of interesting facts, anecdotes, and tidbits about New York City art from two expert guides

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780935576474
Publisher:
Kesend, Michael Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
01/28/1994
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
259
Product dimensions:
5.53(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Manhattan
1 The Financial District to the South Street Seaport
2 Battery Park City to Battery Park
3 The City Hall Area
4 Exploring Soho and Tribeca
5 From Cooper Square to Lower Fifth Avenue
6 Vibrant Chelsea
7 Himalayan, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean Delights
8 New York’s 1930s Heritage
9 42nd Street
10 Midtown Oases: East Side
11 Midtown Oases: West Side
12 Art in the Lincoln Center
13 Historic Houses, Gardens, and Collections around the City
14 New York’s Magnificent Museum Mile
15 Previewing Art for Sale
16 International Art Centers
17 Central Park
18 Art on the Columbia Campus and Nearby St. John the Divine
19 Exploring Harlem
20 Hispanic Society of America, the Numismatic Society, and More
21 The Cloisters
The Bronx
22 Botanical Delights, Indoors and Out: New York (Bronx) Botanical Garden Walk
23 Woodlawn Cemetery
24 An Art/Nature Walk through an Elegant River Estate
25 Flushing Meadows
26 Discover Long Island City, Queens’ “Left Bank”
Brooklyn
27 Churches of Brooklyn Heights
28 Two Brooklyn Delights
29 Green-Wood Cemetery
Staten Island
30 Snug Harbor
31 Art Neighborhoods around the City
32 Restaurant and Hotel Lobby Art
33 Underground Art
Choosing an Outing
About the Authors

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