Forgotten New York: Views of a Lost Metropolis by Kevin WalshForgotten New York: Views of a Lost Metropolis by Kevin Walsh

Forgotten New York: Views of a Lost Metropolis

byKevin Walsh

Paperback | September 26, 2006

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Forgotten New York is your passport to more than 300 years of history, architecture, and memories hidden in plain sight.

Houses dating to the first Dutch settlers on Staten Island; yellow brick roads in Brooklyn; clocks embedded in the sidewalk in Manhattan; bishop's crook lampposts in Queens; and a white elephant in the Bronx—this is New York and this is your guide to seeing it all. Forgotten New York covers all five boroughs with easy-to-use maps and suggested routes to hundreds of out-of-the way places, antiquated monuments, streets to nowhere, and buildings from a time lost.

Forgotten New York features:

  • Quiet Places
  • Truly Forgotten
  • History Happened Here
  • What Is This Thing?
  • Forgotten People
  • And so much more
Kevin Walsh, an urban explorer extraordinaire and creator of www.forgotten-ny.com, provides a window into a world that few even know exists. He hosts sold out Forgotten-NY Tours throughout the boroughs and is a much sought-after expert on little-known facts about New York City. He grew up in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, watching the Verrazano-...
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Title:Forgotten New York: Views of a Lost MetropolisFormat:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 10 × 6.5 × 0.88 inPublished:September 26, 2006Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060754001

ISBN - 13:9780060754006

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There are no more nooks nor crannies in NYC left to find hidden gems. Kevin Walsh has found them all.