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Chronicles of Old New York: Exploring Manhattan's Landmark Neighborhoods

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By James Roman

The history of New York is written in its streets; uncover it with Chronicles of Old New York. Discover 400 years of innovation through the true stories of the visionaries, risk-takers, dreamers, and schemers who built Manhattan. Then see it for yourself with nine historical walking tours, illustrated with detailed maps and full-color photographs. Witness life when Greenwich Village was a bucolic suburb and disease was a fact of daily life. Explore the citys dark side, from the slums of Five Points to Harlems Prohibition-era speakeasies, and find out which park covers a sea of unmarked graves.

260 pages, 118 full-color illustrations. Includes 9 walking tours. 5 1/4'' x 8''. Paper.

  • 260 pages
  • 118 full-color illustrations
  • Includes 9 walking tours
  • 5 1/4'' x 8''
  • Paper

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Description

By James Roman

The history of New York is written in its streets; uncover it with Chronicles of Old New York. Discover 400 years of innovation through the true stories of the visionaries, risk-takers, dreamers, and schemers who built Manhattan. Then see it for yourself with nine historical walking tours, illustrated with detailed maps and full-color photographs. Witness life when Greenwich Village was a bucolic suburb and disease was a fact of daily life. Explore the citys dark side, from the slums of Five Points to Harlems Prohibition-era speakeasies, and find out which park covers a sea of unmarked graves.

260 pages, 118 full-color illustrations. Includes 9 walking tours. 5 1/4'' x 8''. Paper.





  • 260 pages
  • 118 full-color illustrations
  • Includes 9 walking tours
  • 5 1/4'' x 8''
  • Paper


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