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MADISON SQUARE THE PARK AND ITS CELEBRATED LANDMARKS BY MIRIAM BERMAN Through the decades, Madison Square has managed to remain one of the most vital places in the heart of New York City. Its picturesque past has been recaptured in Madison Square: The Park and Its Celebrated Landmarks by Miriam Berman, a long time business resident of the area. Anecdotes and solid historical summaries acquaint us with the movers and shakers who have made Madison Square what it is today. In this fascinating and richly illustrated historical review of the square and its people, we learn about its most famous residents and its remarkable social and architectural history. Its most infamous saying 23 Skidoo - Its most prolific architect and artist - Stanford White and Augustus Saint-Gaudens. Madison Square has managed continually to reinvent itself - Madison Square: The Park and Its Celebrated Landmarks captures with great detail the then and now of this timeless place. Miriam Berman, a long time business resident of Madison Square, has done historic research for The City Parks Foundation, City of New York; Manhattan User's Guide; and Campaign for the New Madison Square Park. She has given walking tours, talks and visual presentations for the Municipal Arts Society, 23rd Street Association, The Taconic Post Card Club, Kew Management, The Madison Square Conservancy and The Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership.
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Book Description Gibbs Smith, 2001. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111586850377
Book Description Gibbs Smith, 2001. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1586850377
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Book Description Gibbs Smith Publishers, 2001. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX1586850377