The Historical Atlas of New York City: A Visual Celebration of 400 Years of New York City's History

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The Historical Atlas of New York City, takes us neighborhood by neighborhood through 400 years of Gotham's rich past: the city's initial settlement of 270 people in thirty log houses; John Jacob Astor's meteoric rise from humble fur trader to the richest, most powerful man in the city; the fascinating cultural mixture that is modern Queens; and the "Freedom Tower" at One World Trade Center. With full-color maps, charts, photographs, drawings, and mini-essays, this encyclopedic volume also traces the historical development and cultural relevance of such iconic New York thoroughfares as Fifth Avenue, Wall Street, Park Avenue, and Broadway. 

Written by Eric Homberger. Published by St. Martin's Griffen in 2016. Paperback, measures 11 x 8.4 x 0.5 inches, 192 pages. ISBN 9781250098061

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