Guide to New York City Landmarks

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9780471369004: Guide to New York City Landmarks

Five boroughs rich with history-and one guide to it all
The official and only complete guide to New York City's landmarks, this beautiful Third Edition has been updated to include 128 new individual sites and sixteen new historic districts. Mayor Michael Bloomberg opens this treasure trove of historical discovery with an elegant Foreword. What follows are insightful descriptions of more than 1,000 individual landmarks and 84 historic districts. Everyone will feel like a native New Yorker when they quickly point out landmarks with the help of 80 easy-to-read maps. This new edition also features new photographs, enhanced maps, and more than a dozen themed sections that make it easy to create a customized sightseeing experience.
New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (New York, NY) is the agency responsible for identifying and designating local landmarks and historic districts. Established in 1965 in response to the destruction of the original Penn Station, the agency is comprised of eleven members appointed by the mayor and a professional staff.

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"New York’s lifeblood is its landmarks–its historic neighborhoods, its incomparable buildings, its distinctive streets. This book will guide you through the extraordinary places that make New York New York."
–Paul Goldberger
Architecture critic, The New Yorker

The official guide to New York City’s landmarks

This updated and revised edition of the Guide to New York City Landmarks helps you find every designated landmark and historic district in all five boroughs. The perfect companion for a walking tour, this guidebook makes it easy to organize an itinerary and find your way through the city.

This revised edition features:

  • More than 1,200 individual landmarks and 79 historic districts
  • Landmark designation dates
  • 75 quick-reference maps
  • "Of Special Interest" sections highlighting notable aspects of urban history and architecture

Complete with a Foreword by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, the Guide to New York City Landmarks, Third Edition is the best way to acquaint yourself with the rich architectural history and beauty of the world’s greatest city.

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The NEW YORK CITY LANDMARKS PRESERVATION COMMISSION is the public agency responsible for identifying and designating local landmarks and historic districts, as well as regulating changes to designated buildings. Established in 1965 in response to the demolition of the original Penn Station, the Commission is comprised of eleven members appointed by the mayor and supported by a professional staff.

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