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KNOW THE PAST FIND THE FUTURE

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Price: $4.00

Publisher: PENGUIN:

Seller ID: IM48174


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DEPARTMENT WATER SUPPLY CITY OF NEW YORK

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: MARTIN B BROWN - NEW YORK:

Edition: 2ND

Seller ID: IM432057


Second Annual Report of the City of New York Department of Water Supply 1899 hardcover in very good condition. Binding loose page torn out (FEP?) View more info

GREAT EAST RIVER BRIDGE 1883-1983

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Price: $9.00

Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH PRESS:

Seller ID: IM298985


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NY 411

By: 411 PUBLISHING

Price: $35.95

Publisher: 411 PUBLISHING:

Edition: 12

Seller ID: IM325857


The highest visual quality and mostcomprehensive production listings servingthe New York Tri-State area.Anyone working in television, commercial, film or video production in the New Yorkregion knows that NY 411 is 100% reliable.This resourceful industry Bible lists onlyprofessionally-qualified companies andindividuals with a rigorous, exclusive, guaranteed, editorial screening process. Includes stage charts and union guidelines. View more info

AT THE STRANGERS' GATE

By: ADAM GOPNIK

Price: $13.50

Publisher: KNOPF DOUBLEDAY PUB GROUP:

Seller ID: IM495866


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25TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE REV. ALBERT J LY

By: ALBERT J. LYMAN

Price: $20.00

Publisher: P. F. MCBREEN & SONS PRINTERS:

Seller ID: IM433338


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TAXI CONFIDENTIAL : LIFE DEATH AND 3 A.

By: AMY BRAUNSCHWEIGER

Price: $7.50

Publisher: OCTANE PR LLC:

Seller ID: IM326866


An outrageous encounter in a cab is a rite of passage in New York City. Trap two or more strangers in a careening yellow sedan and add an unexpected variable-say, a well-armed transvestite hooker, the urgent need for a restroom, or a stabbing victim-and the story that emerges is sure to be worth telling. In Taxi Confidential, cabbies ranging from a lead-footed pothead to a philosophizing immigrant sage grapple with what chance tosses their way. Author Amy Braunschweiger ... View more info

ELAINE'S : THE RISE OF ONE OF NEW YORK'S

By: AMY PHILLIPS PENN

Price: $19.00

Publisher: SKYHORSE PUBLISHING:

Seller ID: IM400441


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BETWEEN MELTING POT AND MOSAIC

By: ANDRES TORRES

Price: $8.00

Publisher: TEMPLE UNIV PR:

Seller ID: IM365929


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CROSSING UNDER THE HUDSON: The Story of the Holla

By: ANGUS K. GILLESPIE

Price: $15.00

Publisher: RIVERGATE BOOKS:

Seller ID: IM495351


"Crossing Under the Hudson" takes a fresh look at the planning and construction of two key links in the transportation infrastructure of New York and New Jersey--the Holland and Lincoln Tunnels. Writing in an accessible style that incorporates historical accounts with a lively and entertaining approach, Angus Kress Gillespie explores these two monumental works of civil engineering and the public who embraced them. He describes and analyzes the building of the tunnels,... View more info

GANGLAND NEW YORK : THE PLACES AND FACES

By: ANTHONY DESTEFANO

Price: $18.95

Publisher: LYONS PRESS:

Seller ID: IM354253


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WRESTLING WITH MOSES : HOW JANE JACOBS T

By: ANTHONY FLINT

Price: $12.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM495766


To a young Jane Jacobs, Greenwich Village, with its winding cobblestone streets and diverse makeup, was everything a city neighborhood should be. The activist, writer, and mother of three grew so fond of her bustling community that it became a touchstone for her landmark book "The Death and Life of Great American Cities." But consummate power broker Robert Moses, the father of many of New York's most monumental development projects, saw things differently: neighborhoods ... View more info

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1964-1965 NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR - IMAGES

By: BILL COTTER

Price: $21.84

Publisher: ARCADIA:

Seller ID: IM352721


Advertised as the "Billion-Dollar Fair," the 1964-1965 New York World's Fair transformed a sleepy park in the borough of Queens into a fantasy world enjoyed by more than 51 million visitors from around the world. While many countries and states exhibited at the fair, the most memorable pavilions were built by the giants of American industry. Their exhibits took guests backward and forward in time, all the while extolling how marvelous everyday life would be through the u... View more info

NEW YORK CITY MUSEUM GUIDE

By: CANDACE (EDT) WARD

Price: $4.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBLICATIONS INC.:

Seller ID: IM169887


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AMERICAN MODERNS : BOHEMIAN NEW YORK AND

By: CHRISTINE STANSELL

Price: $9.00

Publisher: HOLT, HENRY AND COMPANY INC.:

Seller ID: IM472311


A brilliant account of the American bohemians whose experiments in living, writing, and loving created the modern world and made New York its capital. In the early years of the twentieth century, an exuberant band of talented individualists living in a shabby neighborhood called Greenwich Village set out to change the world. Committed to free speech, free love, and politically engaged art, they swept away sexual prudery, stodgy bourgeois art, and political conservati... View more info