East Harlem Revisited, New York (Images of America Series) by Christopher Bell, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
East Harlem Revisited, New York (Images of America Series)

East Harlem Revisited, New York (Images of America Series)

by Christopher Bell
     
 

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East Harlem Revisited presents a fresh look at this historic neighborhood through rare photographic images. Photographs taken from tenement rooftops, at family gatherings, and of sports and events celebrate a bygone era and the neighborhood's diversity. A neighborhood of many ethnicities and languages, at one time a section of East Harlem made up the largest

Overview


East Harlem Revisited presents a fresh look at this historic neighborhood through rare photographic images. Photographs taken from tenement rooftops, at family gatherings, and of sports and events celebrate a bygone era and the neighborhood's diversity. A neighborhood of many ethnicities and languages, at one time a section of East Harlem made up the largest Little Italy in the country. The landmarks that have been preserved throughout the years detail the importance and impact of architectural development on East Harlem's history. Photographs of the neighborhood's tenements and public housing depict East Harlem's changing landscape, while images of famous residents celebrate the many talented individuals who have called East Harlem home.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738573649
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
12/08/2010
Series:
Images of America Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,151,094
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author


For nearly a decade, East Harlem author Christopher Bell has been documenting the history of the East Harlem community. The photographs and oral histories he has collected have come together to create this follow-up volume.

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