Ny History

GAY GOTHAM: ART AND UNDERGROUND CULTURE IN NEW YORK

Written by Albrecht, Donald
Uncovering the lost history of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender artists in New York City. Queer people have always flocked to New York seeking freedom, forging close-knit groups for support and inspiration.
October 4, 2016 | Hardcover | Skira Rizzoli |
$65.00
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NEW YORK: THEN AND NOW COMPACT EDITION

Written by Reiss, Marcia
From the Statue of Liberty to Central Park and beyond, the old and new photos on these pages present a vivid tour of the city's diverse and vibrant history. Striking contrasts can be seen in the buildings and street scenes of Wall Street, Greenwich Village, Union Square, Madison Square, Times Square, and the Upper East and West Sides.
April 1, 2016 | Paperback | Pavilion Books | 144 Pages |
$14.95
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HISTORICAL ATLAS OF NEW YORK CITY, THIRD EDITION: A VISUAL CELEBRATION OF 400 YEARS OF NEW YORK CITY'S HISTORY

Written by Homberger, Eric
Now in its third edition, The Historical Atlas of New York City, takes us, neighborhood by neighborhood, through four hundred years of Gotham's rich past, from the city's initial settlement of 270 people in thirty log houses; to John Jacob Astor's meteoric rise from humble fur trader to the richest, most powerful man in the city; the fascinating ethnic mixture that is modern Queens; and the
June 28, 2016 | Paperback | St. Martin's Griffin | 192 Pages |
$29.99
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WRITING ON THE WALL: REDISCOVERING NEW YORK CITY'S "GHOST SIGNS"

Written by Passikoff, Ben
The New York Times' pick in "A Holiday Gift Guide for Hardcover Fans"A Publishers Weekly pick in "Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Illustrated Gift Books"
September 19, 2017 | Hardcover | Skyhorse Publishing | 224 Pages |
$29.99
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HISTORY OF THE HUDSON RIVER VALLEY: FROM THE CIVIL WAR TO MODERN TIMES

Written by Benjamin, Vernon
Called "thoroughly informative and approachable" by The New York Times, Vernon Benjamin's The History of the Hudson River Valley: From Wilderness to the Civil War presented nearly 250 years of the Hudson River Valley's dynamic past with unmatched richness and detail.
August 23, 2016 | Hardcover | Harry N. Abrams | 656 Pages |
$45.00
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TOUGH JEWS

Written by Cohen, Rich
In an L.A. delicatessen, a group of Brooklyn natives gets together to discuss basketball, boxing, the weather back east, and the Jewish gangsters of yesteryear. Meyer Lansky. Bugsy Siegel. Louis Lepke, the self-effacing mastermind of Murder, Inc. Red Levine, the Orthodox hit man who refused to kill on the Sabbath. Abe "Kid Twist" Reles, who looked like a mama's boy but once buried a rival alive.
April 20, 1999 | Paperback | Vintage |
$16.95
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NEW YORK: A MOD PORTRAIT OF THE CITY

Written by Mahler, Zdenek
Exactly half a century old, this timeless illustrated classic artfully captures the "Mad Men" era of New York City for readers of all ages. The unique essence of New York City is poetically celebrated in Vladimir Fuka's brilliant, colorful illustrations and collages and Zdenek Mahler's playful accompanying narrative.
March 11, 2014 | Hardcover | Universe Publishing(NY) |
$24.95
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DAKOTA: A HISTORY OF THE WORLD'S BEST-KNOWN APARTMENT BUILDING

Written by Alpern, Andrew
The Dakota is arguably the best-known residential address in the world, home to dozens of New York City's most famous artists, performers, and successful executives. The rare sale of an apartment there, usually at jaw-dropping prices, is newsworthy, as is the financial and architectural health of the building itself, a landmark in every sense of the word.
October 13, 2015 | Hardcover | Princeton Architectural Press | 224 Pages |
$55.00
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WHAT A TIME IT WAS!: LEONARD LYONS AND THE GOLDEN AGE OF NEW YORK NIGHTLIFE

Written by Lyons, Jeffrey
A star-studded follow-up to Stories My Father Told Me, with hundreds of new anecdotes about celebrities from Garbo to Gore Vidal This remarkable collection of stories, hand-picked from the archive of legendary New York Post columnist Leonard Lyons by his son, film critic Jeffrey Lyons, will transport readers back to the sparkling peak of New York City nightlife.
September 29, 2015 | Hardcover | Abbeville Press | 480 Pages |
$35.00

GAY NEW YORK: GENDER, URBAN CULTURE, AND THE MAKING OF THE GAY MALE WORLD, 1890-1940 OE

Written by Chauncey, George
Winner of the 1994 "Los Angeles Times" Book Prize for History, this brilliant work challenges the conventional wisdom that before the 1960s gay life existed only in the closet.
May 19, 1995 | Paperback | Basic Books | 496 Pages |
$24.99

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