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The Street Book: An Encyclopedia of Manhattan's Street Names and Their Origins

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The Street Book contains brief biographical sketches for more than one hundred of Manhattan's well- and lesser-known streets. With photographs, period drawings, and reproductions of old newspapers, The Street Book is a visual treat as well. The detailed topographical maps of Manhattan provide an easy reference for locating streets, and even make it possible to use The Stre ...more
Paperback, 119 pages
Published January 1st 1990 by Fordham University Press (first published 1978)
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Recommends it for: NYC History/Trivis fans
I've had this book before. Someone borrowed it and never returned it. Bummer. anyway I now have another copy and as I browse through it I cannot help wonder about the politics that must go on behind naming anything in NYC. Great reference book!
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