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Overview

Guide to New York City Landmarks by New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission, Andrewws Dolkart, Mathew A. Postal

Five boroughs rich with history-and one guide to it all
The official and only complete guide to New York City's landmarks, this beautiful Third Edition has been updated to include 128 new individual sites and sixteen new historic districts. Mayor Michael Bloomberg opens this treasure trove of historical discovery with an elegant Foreword. What follows are insightful descriptions of more than 1,000 individual landmarks and 84 historic districts. Everyone will feel like a native New Yorker when they quickly point out landmarks with the help of 80 easy-to-read maps. This new edition also features new photographs, enhanced maps, and more than a dozen themed sections that make it easy to create a customized sightseeing experience.
New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (New York, NY) is the agency responsible for identifying and designating local landmarks and historic districts. Established in 1965 in response to the destruction of the original Penn Station, the agency is comprised of eleven members appointed by the mayor and a professional staff.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471369004
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 10/03/2003
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 464
Product dimensions: 5.96(w) x 9.06(h) x 1.05(d)

About the Author

The NEW YORK CITY LANDMARKS PRESERVATION COMMISSION is the public agency responsible for identifying and designating local landmarks and historic districts, as well as regulating changes to designated buildings. Established in 1965 in response to the demolition of the original Penn Station, the Commission is comprised of eleven members appointed by the mayor and supported by a professional staff.

Table of Contents

Manhattan.

Brooklyn.

Queens.

Bronx.

Staten Island.

The Islands: Governors, Liberty, Ellis, and Roosevelt.

Appendix: What is the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission?

Index.

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