New York Landmarks: A Collection of Architectural and Historical Details
Written by Charles J. Ziga, Contribution by Annie Lise Roberts and Jeanne-Marie Hudson
A timeless and perennially best-selling illustrated tour of the most famous landmarks in New York City. Including such iconic sites as the Statue of Liberty, the Flatiron Building, Rockefeller Center, the Empire State Building, Times Square, Grand Central Terminal, and Radio City Music Hall, among others, New York Landmarks highlights the architectural and historical details of thirty world-famous landmarks in New York City. Beautiful full-page and detail duotone photographs are accompanied by descriptive text highlighting the architects and period styles of each location. This collection is an indispensable reference for anyone interested in the architectural gems that define New York City. List of landmarks included: City Hall, Schemerhorn Row (South Street Seaport), Federal Hall National Memorial (first U.S. Capitol, 28 Wall Street), Trinity Church, Brooklyn Bridge, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dakota Apartments (New York's first luxury apartment building, 72nd Street and Central Park West), Statue of Liberty, Central Park, Carnegie Hall, Washington Memorial Arch (Washington Square Park), Immigrant Receiving Station (Ellis Island), Flatiron Building, Macy's Department Store*, New York Stock Exchange, Morgan Library (29 East 36th Street), Times Square*, Plaza Hotel, New York Public Library, Woolworth Building (233 Broadway), Grand Central Terminal, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Chrysler Building, Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center, Radio City Music Hall, United Nations Building*, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Lincoln Center*, and World Trade Center**Not registered as a historical landmark.
About The Author
Charles J. Ziga is principal at Ziga Design, LLC, a design firm specializing in illustrated books and calendars on fine art, natural history, travel, and architecture. He is also the founder and owner of DoveTail Books, a small publisher of unusual gift books.
Publish Date: April 19, 2011
Category: Travel - United States - Northeast - Middle Atlantic (NJ, NY, PA)