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By James Roman

were you aware that valuable Park was once outfitted on Seneca Village, a group of modest farms, often referred to as a secure haven for runaway slaves? do you know Washington sq. Park was a potter’s box? writer James Roman, a local New Yorker, brings to this consultant an intimate wisdom and love of recent York’s neighborhoods and the quirks of historical past that experience assisted in shaping the town. realize four hundred years of innovation in the course of the precise tales of the visionaries, risk-takers, dreamers, and schemers similar to John Jacob Astor, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Stanford White, Gertrude Whitney and extra with old photos and interval maps. This moment version features a new Broadway bankruptcy and fully up to date strolling excursions. A needs to learn for an individual who loves ny City.

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