Guide to New York City Landmarks

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Five boroughs rich with history-and one guide to it all
The official and only complete guide to New York City's landmarks, this beautiful Third Edition has been updated to include 128 new individual sites and sixteen new historic districts. Mayor Michael Bloomberg opens this treasure trove of historical discovery with an elegant Foreword. What follows are insightful descriptions of more than 1,000 individual landmarks and 84 historic districts. Everyone will feel like a native New Yorker when they quickly point out landmarks with the help of 80 easy-to-read maps. This new edition also features new photographs, enhanced maps, and more than a dozen themed sections that make it easy to create a customized sightseeing experience.
New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (New York, NY) is the agency responsible for identifying and designating local landmarks and historic districts. Established in 1965 in response to the destruction of the original Penn Station, the agency is comprised of eleven members appointed by the mayor and a professional staff.
 

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Contents

Civic Center Tribeca
20
SoHo Little Italy
35
East Village
54
Ladies Mile Gramercy Park
67
Theater District
86
Midtown West
124
Upper West Side North of West 83rd Street
145
Park Avenue to Third Avenue
162
Sunset Park
249
Flatbush
260
Bay Ridge
266
Overvlew Map
272
THE BRONX
289
Overvlew Map
298
High Bridge Morrisania
306
University Helghts Tremont Fordham
312

Upper East Side East 76th Street to East 94th Street
168
Upper East Side and East Hariem East 94th to East 106th Streets
185
Washington Helghts Inwood
211
Greenpolnt Willlamsburg
217
Fuiton Ferry Brooklyn Helghts and Downtown Brooklyn
230
Cllnton Hill Fort Greene Pratt Institute
236
BedfordStuyvesant Crown Helghts
242
Bedford Park Norwood
320
North ShoreWest
333
Port Richmond
344
Eltingville
358
What is the New York City
376
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The NEW YORK CITY LANDMARKS PRESERVATION COMMISSION is the public agency responsible for identifying and designating local landmarks and historic districts, as well as regulating changes to designated buildings. Established in 1965 in response to the demolition of the original Penn Station, the Commission is comprised of eleven members appointed by the mayor and supported by a professional staff.

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