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This has been my "give-to" book of New York city history for quite a while: that is, what I hand to house guests who want a quick tour of the city's history. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Anne Mills
Ever wonder why downtown NYC is a labrynthine maze which makes no sense? Blame it on the early settlers. Read tons of more interesting facts about our marvelous city.Published on March 25, 2004 by Adam
AS A DUDE FROM THE BRONX WHO IS A TRUE -BLUE NEW YORKER I FIND THIS TO BE AN INTERESTING BOOK. I LIKE THE MANY ILLUSTRATIONS AND DIAGRAMS THAT SHOW HOW PLACES I AM FAMILIAR WITH... Read morePublished on May 12, 2003 by GENE GROSS
This is a good book for a quick overview of NYC history, but it skimps a bit on some detail. The collection of maps and illustrations help bring the history to life.Published on April 2, 2003 by "goparker"
The information on Manhattan's history is nicely organized and presented. I really appreciated being able to grasp the growth of the metropolis. Read morePublished on June 3, 2001 by Joannetta