The Brooklyn Nobody Knows: An Urban Walking Guide

The Brooklyn Nobody Knows: An Urban Walking Guide

by William B. Helmreich

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780691166827
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 10/04/2016
Edition description: with French flaps
Pages: 424
Sales rank: 171,536
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

William B. Helmreich is the author of many books, including The New York Nobody Knows (Princeton), which won the inaugural 2014–15 Guides Association of New York Award for Outstanding Achievement in Book Writing. He is Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the City College of New York's Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership and at CUNY Graduate Center. The Brooklyn Nobody Knows is the first of five planned walking guides, one for each borough of New York City.

Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Greenpoint 3

Williamsburg 15

DUMBO 33

Vinegar Hill 39

Brooklyn Heights 43

Cobble Hill 51

Downtown Brooklyn 57

Boerum Hill 63

Carroll Gardens 71

Red Hook 81

Gowanus 89

Park Slope 97

Windsor Terrace 107

Fort Greene 117

Clinton Hill 125

Prospect Heights 135

Bedford-Stuyvesant141

Crown Heights 151

Prospect Lefferts Gardens 161

Bushwick 171

Cypress Hills181

Brownsville187

East New York 195

Canarsie203

East Flatbush 213

Flatbush 223

Prospect Park South 231

Midwood 237

Flatlands 245

Marine Park 253

Bergen Beach 261

Mill Basin 267

Sunset Park 277

Borough Park 289

Bay Ridge 299

Dyker Heights 309

Bensonhurst 315

Bath Beach325

Gravesend 333

Sheepshead Bay 339

Gerritsen Beach 349

Manhattan Beach 357

Brighton Beach 363

Coney Island 371

Acknowledgments 381

Appendix 383

Notes 387

Bibliography 391

Index 397

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