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Magnetic City: A Walker's Companion to New York City

Justin Davidson

  • Format: Book

  • Pages: 272

  • Publisher: Spiegel & Grau

  • Date Published: Apr 2017

  • Stock Code: 90266

  • ISBN: 9780553394702

  • Binding: Paperback

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From New York magazine s architecture critic, a walking and reading guide to New York City a historical, cultural, architectural, and personal approach to seven neighborhoods throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn, and the Bronx, including six essays that help us understand the evolution of the city.

For nearly a decade, Pulitzer Prize winning critic Justin Davidson has explained the ever-changing city of New York to his readers at New York magazine, introducing new buildings, interviewing architects, tracking the way the transforming urban landscape shapes who New Yorkers are. Now, his extensive, inspiring knowledge will be available to a wide audience. An insider s guide to the architecture and planning of New York that includes maps, photographs, and original insights from the men and women who built the city and lived in it its designers, visionaries, artists, writers Magnetic City offers first-time visitors and lifelong residents a new way to see New York.

Includes walking tours throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn, and the Bronx:

  • the Financial Districtthe
  • World Trade Centerthe Seaport, Governors Island, and Brooklyn waterfront
  • Chelsea and the High Line
  • 42nd Street
  • the Upper West Side
  • the South Bronx and Sugar Hill

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