A Birds-eye View of Greater New York and Its Most Magnificent Store: Being a Concise and Comprehensive Visitors' Guide to Greater New York ... (Google eBook)

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Siegel-Cooper Company, 1898 - 218 pages
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Page 20 - Carriages and cabs are found at the various railway depots and ferries on the arrival of trains, at the principal hotels, and at the City Hall Park, and Union and Madison sqs. The legal fares are understood to be for one or two persons in a cab, or for one, two, three, or four persons in a carriage ; while children under 8 years are to be carried free when accompanied by adults. It also includes the carrying of one piece of baggage ; for all pieces over one a special bargain must be made. If the...
Page 48 - Width of bridge, 85 feet. Length of river span, 1,595 feet 6 inches. Length of each land span, 930 feet; length of Brooklyn approach, 971 feet; length of New York approach, 1,562 feet 6 inches.
Page 64 - Quality they be, in Fee simple, for Term of Life or Lives, or in any other manner howsoever, and also any Goods, Chattels, or Personal Estate whatsoever, as well for enabling them the better to carry into Execution, encourage and promote by just and lawful Ways and Means, such Measures as will tend to promote and extend just and lawful Commerce...
Page 49 - Size of towers at roof course, 136 x 53 feet Total height of towers above high water, 278 feet Clear height of bridge in centre of river span above high water at 90 deg. F. , 135 feet Height of floor at towers above high water, 119 feet 3 Inches. Grade of roadway...
Page 58 - Musical entertainments are sometimes given in halls customarily used for other purposes, such as the hall of the Cooper Union, the hall of the Masonic Temple, Lyric Hall, Tammany Hall, Clarendon Hall, 114 East isth Street, and the Germania Assembly Rooms, on the Bowery.
Page 48 - The tolls are for foot passengers, free; railway fare, 3 cents, or 2 tickets for 5 cents; one horse, 3 cents ; one horse and vehicle, 5 cents ; two horses and vehicle, 10 cents ; each extra horse above two attached to vehicle, 3 cents. The following are the statistics of the structure : Width of bridge, 85 feet Length of river span, 1, 595 feet в Inches.
Page 20 - COACHES." — 3. For conveying one or more persons any distance, sums not exceeding the following amounts: One dollar for the first mile or part thereof, and each additional half-mile or part thereof, forty cents. By distance, for stops of over five minutes and not exceeding fifteen minutes, thirty-eight cents.
Page 60 - Art Schools of the Cooper Union, Art Schools of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Art Schools of the National Academy of Design. For particulars as to instruction, fees, and qualifications for admission, application must be made to the officials in charge.
Page 49 - Each cable contains 5,296 parallel (not twisted) galvanized steel, oil-coated wires, closely wrapped to a solid cylinder, 15% inches in diameter. Permanent weight suspended from cables, 14, 68O tons.
Page 59 - Aves., reached by cars from Fulton Ferry or Bridge depot; Brooklyn Driving Club, Boulevard and King's Highway; Crescent Athletic, take Fort Hamilton cars; Parade Grounds, Prospect Park. New Jersey Athletic by Central RR of NJ to Ave. A, Bayonne City. St. George's Cricket, Hoboken.

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