By Michael George

Photographer Michael George, born in Wales, has lived and labored in big apple urban because the early Seventies. This e-book includes greater than a hundred and fifty of his beautiful images of recent York which offer a landscape of the typical urban, from cafe tables nestled on the toes of the monetary district's glass towers, to the strobe-lit partitions of the Palladium disco, to flower-bedecked higher Madison road and the stylish new boutiquery of stolid outdated Columbus road. George takes his digital camera within museums, to the Debutante Ball on the Waldorf, to SoHo artwork openings and to Greenwich Village eateries. His is an image of town that none except an established resident might get. as well as his very good photographs, he has written a loving and knowledgeable creation to town, providing willing observations on its development, its difficulties, and its ongoing joys. His full of life and pertinent captions to the images upload one other measurement. For local and vacationer alike, it is a booklet that indicates manhattan because the important, bustling heart of labor and play that it's.

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Blacks. It is still possible, however, to buy kosher dill pickles in the barrel and bagels warm from the oven. And on Sunday the street market of Orchard Street, days, provides plentiful opportunities for bargain hunting watching. LOWER vibrant an authentic survivor of the MANHATTAN 3 shtetl and people On the side ol this elaborately ment pedimented Lower East Side tene- building a latter-day entrepreneur has painted this pedestrians and motorists exiting come-on cey Street. Hall the present population of the Lower East Side lives tenements dating from the nineteenth century.

I (Above) The current plan for the 1983. is lifteen-year. $153-million master renovation Brooklyn Bridge, whose centennial was celebrated designed to extend its lite by at least in another one hundred years. 000 Asian-Americans constitute its fastest-growing minority. Since 1965. States, recognizing hauled its its one celebrated on the first day of the first month of the lunar calendar is the most signifi- cant. Al New Year's the streets of which the fabled the Chinatown become a stage on dance is enacted by groups of local youth who masks and costumes and explode firecrackers to lion wear traditional ward off evil spirits.

James Harper mayor of New York from 1844 to 1847 and a lounder Davis, of J. & until " 1869. The pair of iron "mayor's lamps mounted at the entrance J. Harper, publishers, bought No. 4 London were installed following the which only terns were placed outside the homes of lealy to 3 and 4 Gramercy Park West, seen 1840s and are the work ol Alexander Jackson residents have the key. Nos. FLATIRON DISTRICT "53 custom of in early 1848 and lived there Dutch days when city officials. lan- D (Left) Modeled on Venice, Italy, ations in 1961.

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