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ISBN-10: 0679002286

ISBN-13: 9780679002284

Edition: 3rd 1999 (Revised)

Authors: Jean Zimmerman, Gil Reavill

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The award-winning Compass American Guides provide comprehensive information on the cities, states and provinces of the United States and Canada. This edition looks at Manhattan with historical depth, literary extracts and colourful photography.
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Fodor's Travel Publications
Publication date: 5/25/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.55" wide x 8.02" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Jean Zimmerman is the author of four previous books, including The Women of the House: How a Colonial She-Merchant Built a Mansion, a Fortune and a Dynasty. She earned an MFA in writing from the Columbia University School of the Arts and has published her poetry widely in literary magazines. She lives with her family in Westchester County, New York.

Introduction History
Manhattan Bedrock Algonquians Vikings European Exploration Colonial Era Independence
The Magnet of Money Civil War to the Gay Nineties Jazz Age Manhattan Post-War to Present
Lower Manhattan Battery Park Bowling Green Statue of Liberty and Ellis
Island Wall Street South Street Seaport
Brooklyn Bridge and City Hall World Trade Center
Lower East Side
Chinatown Map of the Villages and Downtown Little Italy Lower East Side
Tribeca and Soho
TriBeCa SoHo Map of SoHo Galleries
The Villages Greenwich Village
Christopher Street and Sheridan Square Washington Square East Village
Chelsea, Gramercy Park, and Murray Hill
14th Street Map of Midtown Chelsea Gramercy Park Union Square, SoFi, and Garment
District Murray Hill Empire State Building
Midtown and Times Square
United Nations 42nd Street Rockefeller Center Midtown
Times Square and Broadway Theaters Clinton
Central Park Map of Central Park
East Side Fifth Avenue and the Gold Coast Map of Upper East Side
Museum Mile Frick Collection Map of Museums
Midtown/Uptown Whitney Museum
Metropolitan Museum Guggenheim Museum Carnegie Hill Museums Upper East Side
Yorkville West Side Map of Upper West Side Columbus Circle
Lincoln Center Central Park
West Museum of Natural History North on Broadway Upper West Side
Harlems and Upper Manhattan
Morningside Heights Map of the Harlems Manhattanville and West Harlem
Hamilton Heights East Harlem Inwood and Upper Manhattan
The Cloisters
Boroughs and Islands Best of the Boroughs Other Islands of New York City
Practical Information Map of Top Attractions Area Codes Climate Metric Conversions Getting
There Getting Around Map of Subway System
Accommodations Map of Accommodations Restaurants Restaurant
Index Tours Sports Museums
Performances and Nightlife Information Resources
Recommended Reading