The Historical Atlas of New York City

By: Eric Homberger

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Fine/as new. 1st Holt Paperback edition; 6th printing. Very light wear. **ADDITIONAL SHIPPING MAY APPLY TO INTERNATIONAL ORDERS** About the book: A New York Public Library Outstanding Reference Book The rich and eminently browsable visual guide to the history of New York, in an all-new second edition The Historical Atlas of New York City, second edition, takes us, neighborhood by neighborhood, through four hundred years of Gotham's rich past, describing such crucial events as the city's initial settlement of 270 people in thirty log houses; John Jacob Astor's meteoric rise from humble fur trader to the richest, most powerful man in the city; and the fascinating ethnic mixture that is modern Queens. The full-color maps, charts, photographs, drawings, and mini-essays of this encyclopedic volume also trace the historical development and cultural relevance of such iconic New York thoroughfares as Fifth Avenue, Wall Street, Park Avenue, and Broadway. This thoroughly updated edition brings the Atlas up to the present, including three all-new two-page spreads on Rudolph Giuliani's New York, the revival of Forty-second Street, and the rebuilding of Ground Zero. A fascinating chronicle of the life of a metropolis, the handsome second edition of The Historical Atlas of New York City provides a vivid and unique perspective on the nation's cultural capital.

Title: The Historical Atlas of New York City

Author Name: Eric Homberger

Categories: Reference,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Co. LLC: 2005

ISBN Number: 0805078428

ISBN Number 13: 9780805078428

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: None issued

Type: Book

lbs: 1.00 lbs

Seller ID: 000407

Keywords: New York City, Atlas