James Roman's Chronicles of Old New York: Exploring Manhattan's Landmark PDF

By James Roman

do you know that important Park used to be equipped on Seneca Village, a neighborhood of modest farms, often referred to as a secure haven for runaway slaves? do you know Washington sq. Park was a potter’s box? writer James Roman, a local New Yorker, brings to this advisor an intimate wisdom and love of recent York’s neighborhoods and the quirks of heritage that experience contributed to shaping the town. observe four hundred years of innovation throughout the precise tales of the visionaries, risk-takers, dreamers, and schemers comparable to John Jacob Astor, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Stanford White, Gertrude Whitney and extra with old pictures and interval maps. This moment version features a new Broadway bankruptcy and entirely up-to-date strolling excursions. A needs to learn for someone who loves big apple City.

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