Lost New York Hardcover Book

$18.95

  • Series: Lost
  • Hardcover: 144 pages
  • Publisher: Pavilion; 10/16/11 edition (November 1, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • Product Dimensions: 1 x 11 x 10 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.1 pounds
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Lost New York Hardcover Book

Coney Island’s Dreamland—destroyed by fire in 1911, Metropolitan Opera House—demolished in 1967, Moondance Diner—moved to Wyoming in 2007. A celebration of the cherished parts of New York that are no longer.

The New York landmarks remembered here include Coney Island’s “Elephant Colossus,” an elephant-shaped hotel rumored to be a brothel and destroyed by fire in 1896; the Manhattan Beach Hotel; South Street Seaport; Stanford White’s Madison Square Garden; the Vanderbilt, Tiffany, and Astor mansions; Central Park’s elevated railway; the first Waldorf Astoria Hotel; the 1939 World’s Fair site; Manhattan Train Terminal on Brooklyn Bridge; Ebbet’s Field—home of the Brooklyn Dodgers; and the Polo Grounds—home of the NY Giants baseball team. This collection celebrates old theaters and hotels that have burned or been razed, vanished ferry buildings, removed-from-service trolley cars, classic art deco diners, and the demolition that sparked a strong preservation movement in the city: Pennsylvania Station.

Lost New York Hardcover Book
  • Series: Lost
  • Hardcover: 144 pages
  • Publisher: Pavilion; 10/16/11 edition (November 1, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • Product Dimensions: 1 x 11 x 10 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.1 pounds