The Municipal Art Society of New York, MASNYC

The Municipal Art Society of New York, MASNYC

10 Architectural Walks in Manhattan

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Highlights of architecture, preservation, urban planning, and public art described by two experienced guides, with pictures, route maps, and transit information.

Norton Pub
Highlights of architecture, preservation, urban planning, and public art described by two experienced guides, with pictures, route maps, and transit information.
The Municipal Art Society of New York recently celebrated its fiftieth year of offering walking tours to the public; in 2007 more than 10,000 people participated. This illustrated guidebook to highlights of architecture, preservation, urban planning, and public art described by two experienced guides, with pictures, route maps, and travel information, covers Manhattan from downtown skyscrapers to Harlem by way of Madison Square, Art Deco Midtown, Grand Central Terminal, Columbus Circle, Central Park, and more.

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Editors Morrone (art and architecture critic), Postal (architectural historian), and seven co-contributors provide 10 walking tours of the architectural highlights of Manhattan, from buildings and spaces to neighborhoods. Some of those highlights include preservation efforts and early skyscrapers in downtown New York City, the 19th century architecture of Madison Square, the art deco of Midtown, Central Park, and the city's High Line, its newest elevated park. The book is detailed and includes numerous photographs. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, [2009]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2009
ISBN: 9780393732573
0393732576
Branch Call Number: 917.471 MORRO
Characteristics: 304 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 21 cm

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