A guide to the forgotten waterways hidden throughout the five boroughsBeneath 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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|Size: ||8.3 MB|
|Publisher: ||Countryman Press|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9781581575668 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|