Guide to New York City urban landscapes /

"The thirty-eight urban gems covered here range from newly created linear spaces along the water’s edge, such as Brooklyn Bridge Park and the East River Waterfront Esplanade, to revitalized squares and circles, such as those at Gansevoort Plaza in the Meatpacking District and Columbu...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Lynn, Robin
Other Authors: Morrone, Francis, 1958-, Toran, Edward A.
Format: Book
Published: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2013.
Edition:First edition.
Table of Contents:
  • "The Lungs" / James Huneker (1914)
  • Along the Water's Edge
  • Manhattan
  • Historic Battery Park
  • Battery Park City
  • East River Waterfront
  • Hudson River Park and Riverside Park South
  • Riverside Park
  • Riverbank State Park
  • West Harlem Piers Park Brooklyn
  • Brooklyn Bridge Park
  • Williamsburg Waterfront
  • Erie Basin Park
  • Newton Creek Nature Walk Queens
  • Gantry Plaza State Park Bronx
  • Concrete Plant Park Staten Island
  • North Shore Waterfront Esplanade, St. George
  • From Fresh Kills Landfill to Freshkills Park Islands
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park and Southpoint Park, Roosevelt Island
  • Governors Island
  • Randall's Island Inland Reclaimed
  • High Line Cemeteries
  • Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn
  • Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx Boulevards
  • Eastern Parkway and Ocean Parkway, Brooklyn
  • Broadway Plazas and Circles
  • Columbus Circle
  • Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn
  • Gansevoort Plaza Atriums
  • Midtown Atriums
  • Urban Garden Room Cultural Institutions
  • Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts Green Roof
  • Brooklyn Grange, QueensParks
  • Washington Square Park
  • Union Square
  • Bryant Park
  • Paley Park
  • Conservatory Garden in Central Park
  • Liz Christy Garden
  • Zuccotti Park Memorial
  • National September 11 Memorial
  • Eating and Drinking.