New York: A Pictorial Celebration by Rebeccah Welch
Travelers and armchair tourists will welcome this lavish tribute to the city that never sleeps. It covers every exciting inch of New York, from the South Street Seaport and the Brooklyn Bridge to the Empire State Building and Grand Central Station, from Rockefeller Center and Lincoln Center to the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Yankee Stadium. Distinguished scholar Rebeccah Welch tells the story behind every fascinating piece of architecture, park, and memorial, while Elan Penn captures everything from the African Burial Ground to the stunning skyline in awe-inspiring images. In addition, historical photos and drawings present important moments in New York’s life, including the inauguration of the Statue of Liberty.