Chronicles of Old New York Exploring Manhattan's Landmark Neighborhoods

ISBN-10: 0982232063

ISBN-13: 9780982232064

Edition: 2010

Authors: James Roman

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The history of New York City is written in its streets; uncover it with Chronicles of Old New York from Museyon Guides. Discover 400 years of innovation through the true stories of the visionaries, risk-takers, dreamers, and schemers who built Manhattan. Witness life during the city¿s earliest days, when Greenwich Village was a bucolic suburb and disease was a fact of daily life. Find out which park covers a sea of unmarked graves. Explore the city¿s dark side, from the slums of Five Points to Harlem¿s Prohibition-era speakeasies. Then see it all for yourself with guided walking tours of each of Manhattan¿s historic neighborhoods, illustrated with color photographs and period maps.
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List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Museyon
Publication date: 6/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 260
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

George Washington Slept Here: When New York Was the Capital of America
Drunk on Water: Aaron Burr's Profitable Gamble
Early Bohemia: The Roots of Greenwich Village
Fifth Avenue's First Breath: A Potter's Field Becomes Washington Square Park
From Dynasty to Tragedy: The Story of the Astor Family
A Bear on Broadway, and a Riot at The Opera: A Brief History of Astor Place
Slumming: The Story of Five Points
Manhattan's Incandescence: Thomas Edison Electrifies New York
From Deutal Cove to Coveted Address: The Evolution of Turtle Bay
The Gold Coast: Fifth Avenue Moves Uptown
Park Avenue: The Frog Prince
Mr. Vanderbilt Builds His Dream House: A Mansion on Millionaire's Row
Down the Middle: Central Park, and How It Got That Way
It Happened in Gramercy Park the Cooperative Gets a Lift
Assassination of an Architect: The Story of Stanford White
Art in the Alley: The Ashcan School and the Carriage Houses of Greenwich Village
Apartment Life: The Dakota and the Golden Age
Lower East Side: An Immigrant Tale
Prohibition and all that Jazz: The Speakeasy Days of New York
A Harlem History: Philip Payton Builds a Neighborhood
The Master Builder: The Controversial Character of Robert Moses
Manhattan Hears the Beat: How New York Got Hip
Soho Story: A Neighborhood Grows
Chelsea: The Western Frontier
Fathers and Sons: Real Estate Dynasties of New York
Walking Tours
Financial District
Greenwich Village
Astor Place
Gramercy Park
Turtle Bay Walking Tour
Midtown Walking Tour
Upper West Side Walking Tour
Harlem Walking Tour
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