New York

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WRESTLING WITH MOSES: HOW JANE JACOBS TOOK ON THE NEW YORK'S MASTER BUILDER AND TRANSFORMED THE AMERICAN CITY

Written by Flint, Anthony
The rivalry of Jane Jacobs and Robert Moses, a struggle for the soul of a city, is one of the most dramatic and consequential in modern American history. To a young Jane Jacobs, Greenwich Village, with its winding cobblestone streets and diverse makeup, was everything a city neighborhood should be.
February 8, 2011 | Paperback | Random House Trade | 272 Pages |
$18.00
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NEW YORK DIARIES: 1609 TO 2009

New York is a city like no other. Through the centuries, she's been embraced and reviled, worshipped and feared, praised and battered--all the while standing at the crossroads of American politics, business, society, and culture.
December 11, 2012 | Paperback | Modern Library |
$18.00
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JOE GOULD'S SECRET

Written by Mitchell, Joseph
Joseph Mitchell was a legendary New Yorker writer and the author of the national bestseller Up in the Old Hotel, in which these two pieces appeared. What Joseph Mitchell wrote about, principally, was New York. In Joe Gould, Mitchell found the perfect subject. And Joe Gould's Secret has become a legendary piece of New York history.
December 7, 1999 | Paperback | Vintage |
$15.00
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WEEGEE GUIDE TO NEW YORK: ROAMING THE CITY WITH ITS GREATEST TABLOID PHOTOGRAPHER OP

Take a walk with Weegee and discover New York City through the eyes of its most unflinching chronicler. During his storied career as the quintessential New York photojournalist, Weegee explored the city's least glamorous pockets, depicting brutal crimes, horrific accidents, tenement dwellers, street vendors, and mischievous kids.
February 20, 2015 | Hardcover | Prestel Publishing |
$39.95
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TRIANGLE: THE FIRE THAT CHANGED AMERICA

Written by Drehle, David Von
"Sure to become the definitive account of the fire. . . .
August 16, 2004 | Paperback | Grove Press |
$17.00
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HUMANS OF NEW YORK

Written by Stanton, Brandon
Based on the blog with more than four million loyal fans, a beautiful, heartfelt, funny, and inspiring collection of photographs and stories capturing the spirit of a city Now an instant #1 New York Times bestseller, Humans of New York began in the summer of 2010, when photographer Brandon Stanton set out to create a photographic census of New York City.
October 15, 2013 | Hardcover | St. Martin's Press |
$29.99
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STORE FRONT (MINI): THE DISAPPEARING FACE OF NEW YORK

Written by Murray, Karla L
Store Front (Mini) is a new, compact version of the critically acclaimed bestseller Store Front: The Disappearing Face of New York, by James and Karla Murray. The Murrays' brilliant documentation of New York's irreplaceable, generations-old storefronts has made headlines all over the world. For many of these establishments, the photographs mark the end of a legacy.
January 21, 2011 | Hardcover | Gingko Press |
$35.00
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ARCHITECTURAL GUIDEBOOK TO NEW YORK CITY

Written by Morrone, Francis
Francis Morrone has returned to the buildings of his original guidebook once again to detail additions and changes in name and usage, and the book has been modified to reflect post September 11th New York City. With its thoughtful detail and out-of-the-ordinary observations, this guidebook is a must-have for New Yorkers, tourists, and architectural lovers everywhere.
August 8, 2002 | Paperback | Gibbs Smith |
$21.99
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MAYOR OF MACDOUGAL STREET

Written by Van Ronk, Dave
Dave Van Ronk (1936-2002) was one of the founding figures of the 1960s folk revival, but he was far more than that. A pioneer of modern acoustic blues, a fine songwriter and arranger, a powerful singer, and one of the most influential guitarists of the '60s, he was also a marvelous storyteller, a peerless musical historian, and one of the most quotable figures on the Village scene.
October 15, 2013 | Paperback | Da Capo Press | 272 Pages |
$15.99
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FIFTH AVENUE STYLE

Written by Slatkin, Howard
Howard Slatkin's philosophy is that a home should be a deeply personal refuge that gives pleasure and comfort, and in this book he shows everyone how this is done.
October 15, 2013 | Hardcover | Vendome Press |
$65.00

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