The WPA Guide to New York City

The WPA Guide to New York City

The Federal Writers' Project Guide to 1930s New York : A Comprehensive Guide to the Five Boroughs of the Metropolis-- Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens, and Richmond

Book - 1992
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Originally published in 1939 at the time of the World's Fair, this is a reissue of this guide for time-travellers. It offers New York-lovers and 1930s-buffs a look at life as it was lived in the days when a trolley ride cost only a few cents, a room at the Plaza was $7.50, Dodger fans flocked to Ebbetts Field, and the new World's Fair was the talk of the town. The New York of 1939 was a city where adventures began under the clock at the Biltmore, the big liners sailed at midnight, and Times Square was considered the crossroads of the world.
Publisher: New York : The New Press, [1992], ©1992
ISBN: 9781565843219
1565843215
Branch Call Number: 917.471 WP
Description: xxxii, 700 pages, 64 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Federal Writers' Project
Alternative Title: W.P.A. guide to New York City

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