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Greenwich Village And How It Got That Way
Here is a lively, illustrated tour of America's bohemia--Greenwich Village--past and present, complete with the people, streets and stories that have made the Village the place where America happens first. Published to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the Village's symbol--the Washington Square Arch. Color and black-and-white illustrations.
Hardcover, 297 pages
Published June 10th 1990 by Crown
(first published 1990)
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Rich in history and anecdotes that span the village's existence. Wonderful photographs of everything—Mabel Dodge's famous salon, the former residence of Alexander Hamilton, the school building that is now the LGBT center, the Stonewall Inn, Eugene O'Neill and the Provincetown Players, John Reed and the activist Masses Magazine, the famous indie movie houses, cafe society haunts, off-off Broadway theaters. Good history about people, places, and architecture. Historical figures from past centuries ...more