Hudson Valley Voyage: Through the Seasons, through the Years offers a rich exploration of the Hudson River Valley?s awe-inspiring beauty and the last 400 years of its history. From fishermen netting springtime shad to a frosty, pumpkin-filled field, Ted Spiegel?s unforgettable photographs capture the valley?s four-season splendor. Reed Sparling?s eye-opening text offers a vivid, ?you are there? account of the history of this ?landscape that defined America.?
Author, editor, and TV host Joanne Michaels, a longtime resident of the Hudson Valley, brings families with young kids a wealth of opportunities to have fun and explore this playground so near to New York City as well as dozens of attractions upstate and in the Berkshires. From picnic spots to cruises, Joanne finds activities that kids love and parents can enjoy.
Filled with breathtaking illustrations that show what Manhattan looked like 400 years ago, Mannahatta is a groundbreaking work that gives readers not only a window into the past, but inspiration for green cities and wild places of the future.
Matts Leiderstam's project, View, includes two parts: a book and binoculars fitted with colored lenses at two sites in the Hudson River Valley. The book contains photographs made by Leiderstam with a Claude Lorrain Mirror, and Claude Lorrain glasses, instruments used since the 18th century to transform natural settings into landscapes. In an instant, the time of day or year is altered. View invites readers and visitors to the Hudson Valley to revisit the landscapes of the Hudson River School painters through a contemporary artist's eye.
An unparalleled compilation of contemporary photographs of New York City and its boroughs by famous and emerging artists. New York City has experienced extreme flux over the last ten years. Today, contemporary photographers from all over the world have been capturing the City, its dynamic boroughs, and all its transformations, offering views, cityscapes, and vignettes we've not seen before.
This book presents the epic story of New York in photographs, photo-portraits, maps, and aerial views?nearly 600 pages of emotional, atmospheric images, from the mid-19th century to the present day. Supplementing this treasure trove of images are hundreds of quotations and references from relevant books, movies, shows and songs.
For those of you whose datebooks have been replaced by smartphones, TASCHEN has created the new 365 Day-By-Day series so that you can still enjoy the warm analog feeling of marking every day with the turn of a page. Each day you'll discover a new image and a related quote?on special days you'll also learn the birthdays of iconic New Yorkers? ensuring a constant source of inspiration right on your desktop.
Both an official NYC guide and a celebration of the city, this book is the ideal travel companion for both tourists and resident tourists. Complete "how-to" information shows where to eat and shop, as well as how to get there. More than 20 neighborhoods are covered in full detail, including Chinatown, Little Italy, Little Odessa, Little Senegal, Little India, Little Poland, and Koreatown, among others. A comprehensive travel guide to the worlds within New York City, this book includes photographs, maps, and a historical background of the ethnic neighborhoods within the five boroughs.