From Publishers Weekly
Using 130 color and 39 b&w illustrations, Gastil offers examples from other cities and proposes a number of ingenious projects for the continued revitalization of Manhattan's edges, where the island "opens up beyond the topography of everyday life."
Copyright 2002 Reed Business Information, Inc.
"...an enlightening illustrated overview of the past century of New York's waterfront transformation." -- City Limits, March 2003
"An admirably instructive new book..." -- The New York Sun, February 19, 2003