New York Underground

New York Underground Did Alligators Ever Really Live In New York S Sewers What S It Like To Explore The Old Aqueducts Beneath The City How Many Levels Are Beneath Grand Central Station And How Exactly Did The Pneumatic Tube System That New York S Post Offices Used To Employ Work In This Richly Illustrated Historical Tour Of New York S Vast Underground Systems, Julia Solis Answers All These Questions And Much, Much New York Underground Takes Readers Through Ingenious Criminal Escape Routes, Abandoned Subway Stations, And Dark Crypts Beneath Lower Manhattan To Expose The City S Basic Anatomy While The City Is Justly Famous For What Lies Above Ground, Its Underground Passages Are Equally Legendary And Tell Us Just As Much About How The City Works. This is an informative look at what lies beneath the streets of New York City Old aqueducts, abandoned subway stations, utility tunnels, crypts, and hidden speakeasies are all explored and photographed Published in 2005, it is a little out of date A number of future projects referred to are complete or in the works 2nd Ave subway and sites taken over by Parks Development that have since been restored, for example Having been an occassional visitor to the city over the years, I am famil This is an informative look at what lies beneath the streets of New York City Old aqueducts, abandoned subway stations, utility tunnels, crypts, and hidden speakeasies are all explored and photographed Published in 2005, it is a little out of date A number of future projects referred to are complete or in the works 2nd Ave subway and sites taken over by Parks Development that have since been restored, for example Having been an occassional visitor to t
I would like to read all NYC urban explorer books right now pls. My Book Club is planning a tour of Grand Central Terminal in October and this book made the list of possible books to read before our meeting. I have to say it was pretty interesting, a relatively quick read and there were lots of pictures I think it could have bee wayyy better if the author had provided maps or even a map of the city and it s environs for those of us n
This was an interesting book about the various underground areas in New York City Included are a few historical photos and many photos from the author s own explorations Though I was interested throughout, I kept wanting the book to decide what it was and to give me a bitThis was neither a guidebook mostly because of the cautions and restrictions of our post 9 11 world nor a straight history nor a memoir of the author s adventures There were tantalizing hints of e
Since I spend about 2 3 hours a day underground in NYC, this book had its appeal.It is so awesome I learned a ridiculous amount about the NYC sewer system from my current job, but all of the shots of the se
Fabulous overview of the NYC Underground and groups that explore down there We did our final project on this idea and reading this led to discovering urban exploration groups like Ars Subterranea, graffiti artists and the Freedom Tunnel, and abandone
Loads of pictures and easy to read commentary on much of what is below NY I find it facinating but not enough to actually want to be IN the sewer pipes or abandoned subway tunnels Thanks Ms Solis for doing it for me I m interviewing this amazing woman for BOMBlog stay tuned incredible never seen before photos of the new york underground fascinating subject but the writing was surprisingly boring and plain. Really really incredible I wish I were brave enough to do this kind of exploring So neat to learn about history from an unconventional perspective.

[Reading] ➶ New York Underground  By Julia Solis – Rarefishingbooks.co.uk
  • Hardcover
  • 296 pages
  • New York Underground
  • Julia Solis
  • English
  • 11 April 2017
  • 0415950139