"All the glossy thoroughness you would expect from the brand name." - "The Times", London. This book includes numerous full-spread, mapped driving and walking tours, three-dimensional illustrations, and an extensive visitor information section, with insider's picks of hotels and restaurants in all price ranges. From the newly redesigned and re-opened Museum of Modern Art uptown, to trendy, iron-wrought SoHo downtown, from a guided walk through fashionable Brooklyn Heights to the Empire State Building, Radio City Music Hall, and the other famous sites of mid-town Manhattan, New York expert Michael Durham guides you through this incredibly varied and vibrant city. Illustrated with 200 vivid photographs and nearly 20 detailed, full-color maps, the "National Geographic Traveler: New York" gives you every tool you need to plan a trip to this city like no other in the world. From Greenwich Village, home to New York's literary and artistic community over the centuries, to the peaceful, winding paths of massive Central Park, it's all here.
Special detailed features and sidebars give comprehensive information on topics ranging from Broadway, the Great White Way, to the revitalization and renaissance of Harlem. In addition, the book features six detailed guided walks into the nooks and crannies of some of the city's most fascinating districts.