Walking Manhattan 30 strolls exploring cultural treasures, entertainment centers, and historical sites in the heart of New York City

Ellen Levitt

Book - 2015

"Walking Manhattan by Ellen Levitt is written with many people in mind: the tourists who have never before visited Manhattan as well as those returning to the Big Apple; the residents who want to ramble through parts of Gotham with which they are less familiar; the 'I've seen it all' New Yorker who is willing to consult a new source and find 'new' sights and sounds that interest them. Readers can pick and choose how and where they investigate Manhattan by consulting... this new guide. This guidebook will help readers to appreciate more fully the author's selection of unique things to see and experience throughout Manhattan. It points out the many beautiful and intriguing sights; the history to be learned; the joyful as well as sad aspects of Manhattan life throughout the years. Landmarks and parks, schools and eateries, art and sport, big and bold sites as well as modest and small; Walking Manhattan can introduce you to them all"--

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Series
Walking (Wilderness Press)
Subjects
Genres
Guidebooks
Published
Birmingham, AL : Wilderness Press [2015]
Language
English
Physical Description
x, 326 pages : illustrations, maps ; 18 x 18 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
9780899977638
0899977634
Main Author
Ellen Levitt (author)
  • 1. South Ferry
  • 2. Battery Park City/Tribeca
  • 3. Wall Street/Financial District
  • 4. City Hall/South Street Seaport
  • 5. Civic Center/Chinatown
  • 6. Lower East Side
  • 7. Bowery/SoHo
  • 8. East Village
  • 9. Alphabet City
  • 10. Washington Square
  • 11. West Village
  • 12. Union Square/Gramercy Park
  • 13. Chelsea/Madison Square Park
  • 14. High Line Park and environs
  • 15. Lower Midtown/Fashion District
  • 16. 42nd Street
  • 17. Times Square/Theater District
  • 18. Rockefeller Center/Upper Midtown
  • 19. Upper East Side/Lenox Hill
  • 20. Upper West Side/Lincoln Center
  • 21. 5th Avenue/Gold Coast
  • 22. Central Park West
  • 23. Central Park
  • 24. Far East Side/ Gracie/Sutton Place
  • 25. Morningside Heights/Columbia University area
  • 26. Lower Harlem (Morningside Park, 110th Street swath)
  • 27. Central Harlem (featuring 125th Street)
  • 28. City College/Hamilton Heights
  • 29. Washington Heights
  • 30. Inwood/Fort Tryon Park & Little Red Lighthouse
  • 31. Fort George
  • 32. Marble Hill/Inwood Hill Park
  • 33. Roosevelt Island
  • 34. Governors Island
  • 35. Subway stations, art & design
  • Appendixes.
Review by Publisher Summary 1

"Walking Manhattan by Ellen Levitt is written with many people in mind: the tourists who have never before visited Manhattan as well as those returning to the Big Apple; the residents who want to ramble through parts of Gotham with which they are less familiar; the 'I've seen it all' New Yorker who is willing to consult a new source and find 'new' sights and sounds that interest them. Readers can pick and choose how and where they investigate Manhattan by consulting this new guide. This guidebook will help readers to appreciate more fully the author's selection of unique things to see and experience throughout Manhattan. It points out the many beautiful and intriguing sights; the history to be learned; the joyful as well as sad aspects of Manhattan life throughout the years. Landmarks and parks, schools and eateries, art and sport, big and bold sites as well as modest and small; Walking Manhattan can introduce you to them all"--

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Walking Manhattan by Ellen Levitt is written with many people in mind: the tourists who have never before visited Manhattan as well as those returning to New York City; the residents who want to ramble through parts of Gotham with which they are less familiar; the "I've seen it all" New Yorker who is willing to consult a new source and find "new" sights and sounds that interest them. Readers can pick and choose how and where they investigate Manhattan by consulting this new guide.This guidebook will help readers to appreciate more fully the author's selection of unique things to see and experience throughout Manhattan. It points out the many beautiful and intriguing sights; the history to be learned; the joyful as well as sad aspects of Manhattan life throughout the years. Landmarks and parks, schools and eateries, art and sport, big and bold sites as well as modest and small; Walking Manhattan can introduce you to them all.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

The popular, easy-to-use format of the Walking series readily lends itself to exploring Manhattan. Each of the 30 walking tours includes a lively overview of the route, highlighted points of interest, a full-color map, and professional photography.