Laws of the State of New York

Laws of the State of New York
A Book

by New York (State)

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1854
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Annual Report of the Attorney General of the State of New York

Annual Report of the Attorney General of the State of New York
A Book

by New York (State). Attorney General's Office

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1964
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Includes a section called Opinions of the Attorney General.

Documents of the Assembly of the State of New York

Documents of the Assembly of the State of New York
A Book

by New York (State). Legislature. Assembly

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1864
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Encyclopedia of New York City

The Encyclopedia of New York City
Second Edition

by Kenneth T. Jackson,Lisa Keller,Nancy Flood

  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release : 2010-12-01
  • Pages : 1584
  • ISBN : 0300182570
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Covering an exhaustive range of information about the five boroughs, the first edition of The Encyclopedia of New York City was a success by every measure, earning worldwide acclaim and several awards for reference excellence, and selling out its first printing before it was officially published. But much has changed since the volume first appeared in 1995: the World Trade Center no longer dominates the skyline, a billionaire businessman has become an unlikely three-term mayor, and urban regeneration—Chelsea Piers, the High Line, DUMBO, Williamsburg, the South Bronx, the Lower East Side—has become commonplace. To reflect such innovation and change, this definitive, one-volume resource on the city has been completely revised and expanded. The revised edition includes 800 new entries that help complete the story of New York: from Air Train to E-ZPass, from September 11 to public order. The new material includes broader coverage of subject areas previously underserved as well as new maps and illustrations. Virtually all existing entries—spanning architecture, politics, business, sports, the arts, and more—have been updated to reflect the impact of the past two decades. The more than 5,000 alphabetical entries and 700 illustrations of the second edition of The Encyclopedia of New York City convey the richness and diversity of its subject in great breadth and detail, and will continue to serve as an indispensable tool for everyone who has even a passing interest in the American metropolis.

Eastern New York and Western New England

Eastern New York and Western New England
A Book

by Charles Butts,Chester Ray Longwell,David Hale Newland,Joseph Theophilus Singewald,George Willis Stose,Anna Isabel Jonas

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1933
  • Pages : 118
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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New Jersey-New York Airport Commission Compact

New Jersey-New York Airport Commission Compact
Hearings, Ninety-second Congress ...

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee No. 3

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1972
  • Pages : 618
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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... Reports on Researches Concerning the Design and Construction of High Masonry Dams

... Reports on Researches Concerning the Design and Construction of High Masonry Dams
In View of the Proposed Building of Quaker Bridge Dam

by New York (N.Y.). Aqueduct Commission

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1889
  • Pages : 64
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Collections of the New-York Historical Society

Collections of the New-York Historical Society
For the Year 1884 (Classic Reprint)

by New-York Historical Society

  • Publisher : Forgotten Books
  • Release : 2016-08-16
  • Pages : 510
  • ISBN : 9781333245948
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Excerpt from Collections of the New-York Historical Society: For the Year 1884 T ne oficial nistory of Me expedition, now printed for Me first time in Mis volume, snows its partial success, and Me causes, wny, after Me capture of Me castle of St. Fuan and reaming Me lake, Me victors suose quently olew up Me castle, and finally aoandoned Me undertaking. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

New York as it was and as it is

New York as it was and as it is
Giving an Account of the City from Its Settlement to the Present Time : Forming a Complete Guide to the Great Metropolis of the Nation, Including the City of Brooklyn and the Surrounding Cities and Villages : Together with a Classified Business Directory

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1876
  • Pages : 296
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Trow's New York City Directory ...

Trow's New York City Directory ...
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1856
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Gotham

Gotham
A History of New York City to 1898

by Edwin G. Burrows,Mike Wallace

  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 1998-11-19
  • Pages : 1416
  • ISBN : 9780199741205
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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To European explorers, it was Eden, a paradise of waist-high grasses, towering stands of walnut, maple, chestnut, and oak, and forests that teemed with bears, wolves, raccoons, beavers, otters, and foxes. Today, it is the site of Broadway and Wall Street, the Empire State Building and the Statue of Liberty, and the home of millions of people, who have come from every corner of the nation and the globe. In Gotham, Edwin G. Burrows and Mike Wallace have produced a monumental work of history, one that ranges from the Indian tribes that settled in and around the island of Manna-hata, to the consolidation of the five boroughs into Greater New York in 1898. It is an epic narrative, a story as vast and as varied as the city it chronicles, and it underscores that the history of New York is the story of our nation. Readers will relive the tumultuous early years of New Amsterdam under the Dutch West India Company, Peter Stuyvesant's despotic regime, Indian wars, slave resistance and revolt, the Revolutionary War and the defeat of Washington's army on Brooklyn Heights, the destructive seven years of British occupation, New York as the nation's first capital, the duel between Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton, the Erie Canal and the coming of the railroads, the growth of the city as a port and financial center, the infamous draft riots of the Civil War, the great flood of immigrants, the rise of mass entertainment such as vaudeville and Coney Island, the building of the Brooklyn Bridge and the birth of the skyscraper. Here too is a cast of thousands--the rebel Jacob Leisler and the reformer Joanna Bethune; Clement Moore, who saved Greenwich Village from the city's street-grid plan; Herman Melville, who painted disillusioned portraits of city life; and Walt Whitman, who happily celebrated that same life. We meet the rebel Jacob Leisler and the reformer Joanna Bethune; Boss Tweed and his nemesis, cartoonist Thomas Nast; Emma Goldman and Nellie Bly; Jacob Riis and Horace Greeley; police commissioner Theodore Roosevelt; Colonel Waring and his "white angels" (who revolutionized the sanitation department); millionaires John Jacob Astor, Cornelius Vanderbilt, August Belmont, and William Randolph Hearst; and hundreds more who left their mark on this great city. The events and people who crowd these pages guarantee that this is no mere local history. It is in fact a portrait of the heart and soul of America, and a book that will mesmerize everyone interested in the peaks and valleys of American life as found in the greatest city on earth. Gotham is a dazzling read, a fast-paced, brilliant narrative that carries the reader along as it threads hundreds of stories into one great blockbuster of a book.

AIA Guide to New York City

AIA Guide to New York City
A Book

by Norval White,Elliot Willensky,Fran Leadon

  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 2010-06-09
  • Pages : 1088
  • ISBN : 9780199772919
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Hailed as "extraordinarily learned" (New York Times), "blithe in spirit and unerring in vision," (New York Magazine), and the "definitive record of New York's architectural heritage" (Municipal Art Society), Norval White and Elliot Willensky's book is an essential reference for everyone with an interest in architecture and those who simply want to know more about New York City. First published in 1968, the AIA Guide to New York City has long been the definitive guide to the city's architecture. Moving through all five boroughs, neighborhood by neighborhood, it offers the most complete overview of New York's significant places, past and present. The Fifth Edition continues to include places of historical importance--including extensive coverage of the World Trade Center site--while also taking full account of the construction boom of the past 10 years, a boom that has given rise to an unprecedented number of new buildings by such architects as Frank Gehry, Norman Foster, and Renzo Piano. All of the buildings included in the Fourth Edition have been revisited and re-photographed and much of the commentary has been re-written, and coverage of the outer boroughs--particularly Brooklyn--has been expanded. Famed skyscrapers and historic landmarks are detailed, but so, too, are firehouses, parks, churches, parking garages, monuments, and bridges. Boasting more than 3000 new photographs, 100 enhanced maps, and thousands of short and spirited entries, the guide is arranged geographically by borough, with each borough divided into sectors and then into neighborhood. Extensive commentaries describe the character of the divisions. Knowledgeable, playful, and beautifully illustrated, here is the ultimate guided tour of New York's architectural treasures. Acclaim for earlier editions of the AIA Guide to New York City: "An extraordinarily learned, personable exegesis of our metropolis. No other American or, for that matter, world city can boast so definitive a one-volume guide to its built environment." -- Philip Lopate, New York Times "Blithe in spirit and unerring in vision." -- New York Magazine "A definitive record of New York's architectural heritage... witty and helpful pocketful which serves as arbiter of architects, Baedeker for boulevardiers, catalog for the curious, primer for preservationists, and sourcebook to students. For all who seek to know of New York, it is here. No home should be without a copy." -- Municipal Art Society "There are two reasons the guide has entered the pantheon of New York books. One is its encyclopedic nature, and the other is its inimitable style--'smart, vivid, funny and opinionated' as the architectural historian Christopher Gray once summed it up in pithy W & W fashion." -- Constance Rosenblum, New York Times "A book for architectural gourmands and gastronomic gourmets." -- The Village Voice

Privately Owned Public Space

Privately Owned Public Space
The New York City Experience

by Jerold S. Kayden,The New York City Department of City Planning,The Municipal Art Society of New York

  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 2000-11-06
  • Pages : 360
  • ISBN : 9780471362579
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Hailed by the Wall Street Journal as a "juicy little time bomb of a book", Privately Owned Public Space: The New York City Experience examines for the first time, New York City's 39-year mixed experience with the production of more than 500 plazas, parks, and atriums located on private property yet by law accessible to and usable by the public. Until now, comprehensive, systematic knowledge about this vast collection of public spaces has not existed, either for experts or members of the public. To remedy this gap, Harvard University professor Jerold S. Kayden, The New York City Department of City Planning, and The Municipal Art Society of New York have joined forces to research and write Privately Owned Public Space: The New York City Experience. Through words, photographs, scaled site plans, maps, and analysis of newly assembled data, they examine history, law, design, and use of the city's privately owned public spaces. Each of the more than 500 spaces is individually discussed to provide far-reaching comparative information about this unique category of public space. In reading this book, designers, planners, lawyers, and academics will gain greater understanding about the possibilities and problems inherent in the design, management, and enforcement of privately owned public space. Public officials, private owners, and civic group representatives will learn more about their roles in ensuring public access and vitality of such spaces. Individuals will discover where New York City's public spaces are located and what amenities they offer. Everyone will comprehend more completely the contribution that privately owned public space can make toward open and attractive cities in which all individuals have access to a diversity of public places.

The History of the New York City Legislature

The History of the New York City Legislature
A Book

by Frederick Shaw

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1954
  • Pages : 300
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A Community of Many Worlds

A Community of Many Worlds
Arab Americans in New York City

by The Museum of the City of New York

  • Publisher : Syracuse University Press
  • Release : 2002-06-01
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9780815607397
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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New York City's main Arab communities exemplify the continuity and change that has taken place throughout the city's rich history. The Museum of the City of New York, in partnership with the Middle East Institute at Columbia University and a group of local Arab and non-Arab scholars, activists and educators, undertook a long overdue exploration of New York's Arab populations. The result is a revealing collection of writings and photographs that document and tell the stories of these communities.

1720-1737

1720-1737
A Book

by New York (State)

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1894
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Documents of the Assembly of the State of New York

Documents of the Assembly of the State of New York
A Book

by New York (State). Legislature. Assembly

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1918
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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International Travel to New York City

International Travel to New York City
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1998
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Doggett's New-York City Directory, for ...

Doggett's New-York City Directory, for ...
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1845
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The New-York Mirror

The New-York Mirror
A Weekly Gazette of Literature and the Fine Arts ...

by Theodore Sedgwick Fay

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1839
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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