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GARDENS OF THE HIGH LINE: ELEVATING THE NATURE OF MODERN LANDSCAPES

Written by Darke, Rick
The soul of a famous garden, revealed
June 14, 2017 | Paperback | Timber Press (OR) | 320 Pages |
$40.00
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NEW YORK ART DECO: A GUIDE TO GOTHAM'S JAZZ AGE ARCHITECTURE

Written by Robins, Anthony W
Of all the world's great cities, perhaps none is so defined by its Art Deco architecture as New York. Lively and informative, New York Art Deco leads readers step-by-step past the monuments of the 1920s and '30s that recast New York as the world's modern metropolis. Anthony W.
June 1, 2017 | Paperback | Excelsior Editions/State University of New York Press |
$24.95
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DECONSTRUCTING THE HIGH LINE: POSTINDUSTRIAL URBANISM AND THE RISE OF THE ELEVATED PARK

The High Line, an innovative promenade created on a disused elevated railway in Manhattan, is one of the world's most iconic new urban landmarks. Since the opening of its first section in 2009, this unique greenway has exceeded all expectations in terms of attracting visitors, investment, and property development to Manhattan's West Side.
May 9, 2017 | Paperback | Rutgers University Press |
$28.95
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MANHATTAN PROJECT: A THEORY OF A CITY

Written by Kishik, David
This sharp, witty study of a book never written, a sequel to Walter Benjamin's Arcades Project, is dedicated to New York City, capital of the twentieth century. A sui generis work of experimental scholarship or fictional philosophy, it analyzes an imaginary manuscript composed by a ghost.
March 14, 2017 | Paperback | Stanford University Press | 288 Pages |
$22.95
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NEW YORK CITY DAY BY DAY

Written by Frommer, Pauline
Map your own adventure. New York City Day by Day is the perfect answer for travelers determined to know the top places to visit and the best way to see the Big Apple. It s written by award-winning travel journalist and nationally-syndicated radio talk show host Pauline Frommer.
June 20, 2017 | Paperback | Frommermedia | 194 Pages |
$15.95
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NIGHT CLASS: A DOWNTOWN MEMOIR

Written by Corona, Victor
When a drably dressed ex-military researcher set out to understand New York City's nightlife, NYU sociologist Victor Corona had no idea just how dramatic a transformation he would undergo. In order to discover what lay behind the city's velvet ropes, Victor needed to trade ill-fitting khakis and military IDs for glitter eye shadow and bright highlights in his hair.
July 11, 2017 | Paperback | Soft Skull Press | 240 Pages |
$16.00
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FIGURES IN STONE: ARCHITECTURAL SCULPTURE IN NEW YORK CITY

Written by King, Robert Arthur
A delightful collection of quirky faces, figures, and creatures that adorn New York City buildings.
May 2, 2017 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company |
$19.95
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REVOLUTION ON THE HUDSON: NEW YORK CITY AND THE HUDSON RIVER VALLEY IN THE AMERICAN WAR OF INDEPENDENCE

Written by Daughan, George C
No part of the country was more contested during the American Revolution than New York City, the Hudson River, and the surrounding counties. Political and military leaders on both sides viewed the Hudson River Valley as the American jugular, which, if cut, would quickly bleed the rebellion to death.
June 6, 2017 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 432 Pages |
$18.95
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60S: THE STORY OF A DECADE

Written by The New Yorker Magazine
The third installment of a fascinating decade-by-decade series, this anthology collects historic New Yorker pieces from the most tumultuous years of the twentieth century--including work by James Baldwin, Pauline Kael, Sylvia Plath, Roger Angell, Muriel Spark, and John Updike--alongside new assessments of the 1960s by some of today's finest writers.
July 11, 2017 | Paperback | Modern Library | 720 Pages |
$22.00
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INCENDIARY: THE PSYCHIATRIST, THE MAD BOMBER, AND THE INVENTION OF CRIMINAL PROFILING

Written by Cannell, Michael
Long before the specter of terrorism haunted the public imagination, a serial bomber stalked the streets of 1950s New York. The race to catch him would give birth to a new science called criminal profiling.
April 25, 2017 | Hardcover | Minotaur Books | 304 Pages |
$26.99

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