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Waterfront Manhattan

Kurt C. Schlichting

Waterfront Manhattan

from Henry Hudson to the High Line

by Kurt C. Schlichting

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic conditions,
  • Harbors,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-229) and index.

    StatementKurt C. Schlichting
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE554.N7 S35 2018
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 240 pages
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26958467M
    ISBN 101421425238
    ISBN 109781421425238
    LC Control Number2017037462
    OCLC/WorldCa1007065027


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