Limit search to available items
Result page: Previous Record Next Record
Author Aronson, Marc, author.
Title Four streets and a square : a history of Manhattan and the New York idea / Marc Aronson.
Pub Info Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2021.
book jacket
 Brewster-Children's Coll.  J 974.71 ARO     AVAILABLE
 Nantucket-Childrens  J 974.7 ARO     AVAILABLE
 Oak Bluffs-Children's  YA 974.71 ARO     AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Descript 432 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Summary "A veteran nonfiction storyteller dives deep into the four-hundred-year history of Manhattan to map the island's unexpected intersections. Focusing on the evolution of four streets and a square (Wall Street, 42nd Street, West 4th Street, 125th Street, and Union Square) Marc Aronson explores how new ideas and forms of art evolved from social blending"--Amazon.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-417) and index.
Contents Creating the city: Wall Street 1600-1800 -- Building the city: Union Square 1800-1890 -- The City Electric: 42nd Street 1900-1920s -- Difference: West 4th Street, 125th Street 1900-1930s -- The city sufferers: Wall Street, 42nd Street, West 4th Street, 125th Street, Union Square 1930-1945 -- World city, fractured city, world city: 42nd Street, West 4th Street, Union Square, Wall Street, 125th Street 1945-present.
Subject Manhattan (New York, N.Y.) -- History.
Manhattan (New York, N.Y.) -- History.
Alt Title 4 streets & a square
ISBN 9780763651374 (trade)
0763651370 (trade)
Result page: Previous Record Next Record