New York City Yesterday and Today

New York City Yesterday and Today

by Linda Tagliaferro
     
 

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New York City: Yesterday & Today is a glorious tribute to arguably the most important, most distinctive, and most vibrant city in America. In 192 pages of spectacular imagery and fascinating stories, New York City: Yesterday & Today shares unforgettable tales of New York City's history.
Explore the Big Apple through this gorgeous pictorial journey. Discover the… See more details below

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New York City: Yesterday & Today is a glorious tribute to arguably the most important, most distinctive, and most vibrant city in America. In 192 pages of spectacular imagery and fascinating stories, New York City: Yesterday & Today shares unforgettable tales of New York City's history.
Explore the Big Apple through this gorgeous pictorial journey. Discover the irresistible allure and captivating stories of New York City -- from Manhattan to the Bronx to Brooklyn to Staten Island to Queens -- including:
? The incomparable architecture of the Manhattan skyline, including the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, and the ghosts of the World Trade Center's Twin Towers, with the promise of Freedom Tower soon to soar proudly into the panorama
? The neon glitz of Times Square and the Theater District, where Broadway shows entertain thousands of people nightly
? World-famous landmarks such as Saint Patrick's Cathedral, Grand Central Station, Central Park, and Coney Island
? Dozens of iconic neighborhoods and enclaves, including Harlem, Greenwich Village, SoHo, TriBeCa, and the Upper East Side and Upper West Side
? The Statue of Liberty, standing watch over New York Harbor and Ellis Island
? World-class museums and cultural centers: the Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met), the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Guggenheim Museum, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), the Lincoln Center, Radio City Music Hall, and countless others
? The Brooklyn Bridge, once hailed as "The Eighth Wonder of the World"

Rare and nostalgic photos chronicle New York City's history, mixing with stunning modern-day imagery and tales of the people, the architecture, the neighborhoods, and the soul of the city. Call New York what you will: the Big Apple, the Capital of the World, Gotham, or The City That Never Sleeps. New York City: Yesterday & Today presents the full majesty of New York City as you have never seen it before.

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ISBN-13:
9781412742948
Publisher:
West Side Publishing
Publication date:
04/01/2009
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
9.70(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.80(d)

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