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Title:
The timeline history of New York City
Author:
Davies, Gill, 1946-
Publication Information:
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
78 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 33 cm
General Note:
Cover title.

New York City timeline (35 p.) folded accordion style on one continuous strip, 33 x 475 cm., attached to p. [2] of cover.
Language:
English
Added Author:
ISBN:
9781403962423
Format :
Book

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F128.3 .T56 2003 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize
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F128.3 .T56 2003 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Oversize Non-Circ
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Summary

Summary

New York City is more than just a city andThe Timeline History of New York Cityis more than just a book. It's a hands-on presentation of New York's history. It features: * a 14 ft. timeline that folds out to show the history of NY since the early 16th century * fold-out, hand painted maps of the waterways around NY * the history of each of the city's five boroughs * maps and histories of each of Manhattan's distinctive neighborhoods: SoHo, Chelsea, the Upper West Side, the Upper East Side, Midtown, etc. * a history of the theater district, Museum Mile and the subway system * a fold-out map of Central Park that shows its history * a cut-out wheel that that turns to present important facts for 100 of the city's most distinctive and tallest buildings * color illustrations throughout. This is the perfect gift book for anyone visiting the city and a perfect gift for anyone who's ever been amazed by "the city that never sleeps." It's a Valentine to New York, New York.