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Footprints in New York free pdf New York City experts James and Michelle Nevius explore the lives of two dozen iconic New Yorkers, including Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, Central Park architects Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, business titan JP Morgan, and music legend Bob Dylan. Beginning with the oldest building in NYC, a 1652 farmhouse in Brooklyn, and journeying all the way to the rebuilding of the World Trade Center, the book follows in the footsteps of notable New Yorkers across all five boroughs. How did the city help Abraham Lincoln win the presidency? Where in Manhattan did Edgar Allan Poe compose "The Raven"? How was an area like Soho experienced by Mary Todd Lincoln, or Jane Jacobs, or Woody Allen? One part history and one part personal narrative, Footprints in New York traces the city's story from the Dutch village below Wall Street to the Mean Streets of Martin Scorsese, creating a different way of looking at the past. Visit www.footprintsinny.com for more.

About James Nevius

Authors of Inside the Apple, James and Michelle Nevius have been putting their historical knowledge to work leading guided walking tours of New York City since 2000. Every tour is a mix of architecture, history, art, and culture, with a focus on uncovering hidden history and intriguing facts and stories not readily apparent to the casual visitor. Tours are rigorously researched and constantly evolving.Michelle and James's tour business has drawn a loyal following. Their guided talks have been a feature of many academic programs, including the Columbia School of Journalism- the New York School of Law- Siena College in Albany- and Texas A

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Author : James Nevius
Publisher : Globe Pequot Press
Data Published : 15 April 2014
ISBN : 0762796367
EAN : 9780762796366
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 320 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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