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New York Line By Line

Author : Robinson
ISBN : 9780789318367
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Presents the meticulous drawings of Werner Kruse Robinson, a German illustrator who documented his visit to New York in the early 1960s with views of the city ranging from Greenwich Village and Chinatown's Mott Street to the Rockefeller Center ice rink and Kennedy Airport.

Subway Adventure Guide New York City

Author : Kyle Knoke
ISBN : 9781629370774
Genre : Travel
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In Subway Adventure Guide: New York City, residents and tourists alike gain access to off-the-beaten-path adventures in a compact guidebook format and see the New York City that's not featured on postcards sold all over Manhattan. Each of the roughly three dozen end-of-the-line destinations spread out over New York City's five boroughs included in this easy-to-use guide, from restaurants and bars to landmarks and museums, are highlighted in great detail by authors Kyle Knoke and Amy Plitt—what to order, what to see, and how to get there. For even better exploring, each destination is organized by the more than 30 subway lines that run through the city, including handy maps with street names. From delighting in a little-known ethnic restaurant to admiring a local landmark, each adventure contained in this photo-packed pocket guide reveals a new hidden gem of the city. Van Cortlandt Park. Far Rockaway. Bay Ridge. Flatbush Avenue. Subway Adventure Guide: New York City takes you away from the tourist traps and closer to a genuine New York City experience.

High Line

Author : Joshua David
ISBN : 0374532990
Genre : Architecture
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How two New Yorkers led the transformation of a derelict elevated railway into a grand--and beloved--open space The High Line, a new park atop an ele-vated rail structure on Manhattan's West Side, is among the most innovative urban reclamation projects in memory. The story of how it came to be is a remarkable one: two young citizens with no prior experience in planning and development collaborated with their neighbors, elected officials, artists, local business owners, and leaders of burgeoning movements in horticulture and landscape architecture to create a park celebrated worldwide as a model for creatively designed, socially vibrant, ecologically sound public space. Joshua David and Robert Hammond met in 1999 at a community board meeting to consider the fate of the High Line. Built in the 1930s, it carried freight trains to the West Side when the area was defined by factories and warehouses. But when trains were replaced by truck transport, the High Line became obsolete. By century's end it was a rusty, forbidding ruin. Plants grew between the tracks, giving it a wild and striking beauty. David and Hammond loved the ruin and saw in it an opportunity to create a new way to experience their city. Over ten years, they did so. In this candid and inspiring book-- lavishly illustrated--they tell how they relied on skill, luck, and good timing: a crucial court ruling, an inspiring design contest, the enthusiasm of Mayor Bloomberg, the concern for urban planning issues following 9/11. Now the High Line--a half-mile expanse of plants, paths, staircases, and framed vistas--runs through a transformed West Side and reminds us that extraordinary things are possible when creative people work together for the common good.

New York And Washington Royal Blue Line

Author : New York and Washington Royal Blue Line
ISBN : STANFORD:36105047649509
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Report From The Secretary Of War Middle Atlantic States

Author : United States. War Department
ISBN : WISC:89058650706
Genre : Pensions
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Lost Trolleys Of Queens And Long Island

Author : Stephen L. Meyers
ISBN : 0738545260
Genre : History
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An amazing assortment of electric trolley lines once traversed the towns and villages of Queens and Long Island. With names like Jamaica Central, Northport Traction, Ocean Electric, and the Steinway lines, some meandered across meadows and hills while others sped over elevated tracks. There was even one line that had streetcars but no tracks. In the end, all of them helped stitch the countryside into the concentrated suburban area it is today--with barely a trace of the trolleys left anywhere.

An Appeal For The Speedy Completion Of The Water Line Of Virginia And Through That Of The Great Central Water Line Of The Union Which Will Reach From The Wharves Of Norfolk Far Into Kansas And Eventually To The Very Bases Of The Rocky Mountains

Author : D. T. Bisbie
ISBN : BL:A0024546861
Genre : James River and Kanawha Canal (Va.)
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Genealogical Notes Of New York And New England Families

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ISBN : 0788419560
Genre : New England
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Gardens Of The High Line

Author : Piet Oudolf
ISBN : 9781604696998
Genre : Architecture
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“If you can't get to the High Line. . . this is the next best thing.” —The Washington Post Before it was restored, the High Line was an untouched, abandoned landscape overgrown with wildflowers. Today it’s a central plaza, a cultural center, a walkway, and a green retreat in a bustling city that is free for all to enjoy. This beautiful, dynamic garden was designed by Piet Oudolf, one of the world’s most extraordinary garden designers. Gardens of the High Line, by Piet Oudolf and Rick Darke, offers an in-depth view into the planting designs, plant palette, and maintenance of this landmark achievement. It reveals a four-season garden that is filled with native and exotic plants, drought-tol­erant perennials, and grasses that thrive and spread. It also offers inspiration and advice on recreating its iconic, naturalistic style. Featuring stunning photographs by Rick Darke and an introduction by Robert Hammond, the founder of the Friends of the High Line, this large-trim, photo-driven book is a must-have gem of nature of design.

The Configuration Of The Rock Floor Of Greater New York

Author : William Herbert Hobbs
ISBN : STANFORD:36105019804413
Genre : Geology
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