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New York City Landmarks (2015 edition)

New York City Landmarks (2015 edition)

Photographs by Jake Rajs
Text by Francis Morrone

£12.95

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  • Best selling book now revised and updated to include New York's newest buildings
  • Stunning images of more than 70 famous landmarks
  • Organised by neighbourhood with a handy map to help guide you easily around town
  • History behind each landmark
Full Description
"A perfect guide to New York City - if you have been a visitor this will fill you with nostalgia, and if you have never visited this will inspire you to pack your bags! Highly recommended!" Hot Brands, Cool Places In this book, Jake Rajs' amazing eye has captured more than 70 of New York City's most celebrated landmarks in ways never seen before, including the newest additions to New York's landscape, The Freedom Tower and the Whitney Museum of American Art. Each image is accompanied by a short text, written by Francis Morrone, offering the full details of the monument - the date built, the location, the architect/designer - as well as a comprehensive history and anecdotal tidbits.
About the Author
Jake Rajs is a New York-based photographer with a career that spans over 30 years. He specialises in commercial and art photography and is best known for stunning and timeless architectural and landscape imagery. He has over fifteen art books currently in print, and his photography has been featured in thousands of publications, including Time, Life, Newsweek, The New York Times, Esquire, Town & Country, Travel & Leisure, New York, Men's Health and National Geographic. His commercial work includes award winning, global campaigns for clients such as American Express, Nike, AT&T, Ford, Honeywell and the US Army. Francis Morrone is an author, arts critic, newspaper columnist, literary historian, lecturer, and teacher. His books include An Architectural Guidebook to Brooklyn, and An Architectural Guidebook to New York City. Morrone wrote the weekly column Abroad in New York, on New York buildings and history, for the New York Sun. He teaches at New York University's School of Continuing and Professional Studies. He also regularly leads architectural walking tours of New York City for the Municipal Art Society of New York.
Specifications
Publisher
ACC Art Books
ISBN
9781851497980
Published
25th Sep 2017
Binding
Hardback
Territory
World
Size
205 mm x 145 mm
Pages
224 Pages
Illustrations
146 color
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