• Hidden Waters Of New York City A History And Guide To 101 Forgotten Lakes Ponds Creeks And Streams In The Five Boroughs

Hidden Waters Of New York City A History And Guide To 101 Forgotten Lakes Ponds Creeks And Streams In The Five Boroughs

Hidden Waters Of New York City A History And Guide To 101 Forgotten Lakes Ponds Creeks And Streams In The Five Boroughs

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  • Author
    Sergey Kadinsky
  • Publisher
    The Countryman Press
  • Publication date
    07 March 2016

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Book Detail

  • Book Title

    Hidden Waters Of New York City A History And Guide To 101 Forgotten Lakes Ponds Creeks And Streams In The Five Boroughs

  • Author

    Sergey Kadinsky

  • Date Published

    07 March 2016

  • Publisher

    The Countryman Press

  • Pages

    352 pages

  • ISBN

    9781581575668

Book Description

A guide to the forgotten waterways hidden throughout the five boroughs

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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