Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Highway Under the Hudson: A History of the Holland Tunnel” as Want to Read:
Highway Under the Hudson: A History of the Holland Tunnel
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Highway Under the Hudson: A History of the Holland Tunnel

2.57 of 5 stars 2.57  ·  rating details  ·  7 ratings  ·  1 review
Every year, more than thirty-three million vehicles traverse the Holland Tunnel, making their way to and from Jersey City and Lower Manhattan. From tourists to commuters, many cross the tunnel's 1.6-mile corridor on a daily basis, and yet few know much about this amazing feat of early 20th-century engineering. How was it built, by whom, and at what cost? These and many oth ...more
Hardcover, 266 pages
Published December 1st 2011 by New York University Press (first published January 1st 2011)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Highway Under the Hudson, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Highway Under the Hudson

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-17 of 17)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Daniel Farabaugh
I almost stopped reading this book. The first eighty or so pages is basically a list of committee meetings and appropriation bill. After that it gets better with the ventilation tests and then it gets very good once they discuss the building of the tunnel and the fire that followed. Overall a decent read.
Phil Gengler
Phil Gengler marked it as to-read
Sep 20, 2014
Papaphilly marked it as to-read
Jun 21, 2014
Mridul marked it as to-read
Jun 11, 2012
Tess marked it as to-read
Mar 21, 2012
John is currently reading it
Jan 09, 2012
Jim marked it as to-read
Dec 19, 2011
DJ Yossarian
DJ Yossarian marked it as to-read
Dec 16, 2011
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Highway under the Hudson: A History of the Holland Tunnel Rails across the Mississippi: A HISTORY OF THE ST. LOUIS BRIDGE Plant Pathogenic Bacteria: Genomics and Molecular Biology Arthroscopy of the Knee Operative Arthroscopy

Share This Book