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Hidden Waters of New York City : A History and Guide to 101 Forgotten Lakes, Ponds, Creeks, and Streams in the Five Boroughs
by Sergey Kadinsky




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Beneath the asphalt streets of Manhattan, creeks and streams once flowed freely. The remnants of these once-pristine waterways are all over the Big Apple, hidden in plain sight. Hidden Waters of New York City offers a glimpse at the big city's forgotten past and ever-changing present, including:
  • Minetta Brook, which ran through today's Greenwich Village
  • Collect Pond in the Financial District, the city's first water source
  • Newtown Creek, separating Brooklyn and Queens
  • Bronx River, still a hotspot for urban canoeing and hiking

Filled with eye-opening historical anecdotes and walking tours of all five boroughs, this is a side of New York City you've never seen.

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Overview

Beneath the asphalt streets of Manhattan, creeks and streams once flowed freely. The remnants of these once-pristine waterways are all over the Big Apple, hidden in plain sight. Hidden Waters of New York City offers a glimpse at the big city's forgotten past and ever-changing present, including:
  • Minetta Brook, which ran through today's Greenwich Village
  • Collect Pond in the Financial District, the city's first water source
  • Newtown Creek, separating Brooklyn and Queens
  • Bronx River, still a hotspot for urban canoeing and hiking

Filled with eye-opening historical anecdotes and walking tours of all five boroughs, this is a side of New York City you've never seen.


This item is Non-Returnable.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781581573558
  • ISBN-10: 1581573553
  • Publisher: Countryman Press
  • Publish Date: March 2016
  • Page Count: 352
  • Dimensions: 8.9 x 5.9 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.8 pounds


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