New York Wish You Were Here Diana Oliver

ISBN: 9780764345890

Published: October 1st 2014

Hardcover

192 pages


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New York Wish You Were Here  by  Diana Oliver

New York Wish You Were Here by Diana Oliver
October 1st 2014 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 192 pages | ISBN: 9780764345890 | 4.72 Mb

Take a journey through Manhattan neighbourhoods with this colourful collection of New York City photographs and postcards. Learn about the history that shaped the Big Apple before the 21st century, and the wealth of trivia that built the city thatMoreTake a journey through Manhattan neighbourhoods with this colourful collection of New York City photographs and postcards. Learn about the history that shaped the Big Apple before the 21st century, and the wealth of trivia that built the city that never sleeps.

Did you know that Wall Street was once a stockade that marked the end of the citys limits? That Canal Street was built above a canal? That the spire of the Empire State Building was originally used to dock zeppelin planes? That under the Knickerbocker Hotel a private railroad was built for John Jacob Astor and his guests? That the FDR drive was built on landfill shipped from London after WWII?

Or that the Cloisters were reconstructed from several medieval abbeys shipped back to the States? This entertaining and informative walk down memory lane has 192 pages full of colour photographs, antique postcards, and maps, sure to dazzle new and native New Yorkers alike.



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