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The Routes Not Taken: A Trip Through New York City's Unbuilt Subway System

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The Routes Not Taken: A Trip Through New York City's Unbuilt Subway System - Raskin, Joseph B.
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Robert A. Van Wyck, mayor of the greater city of New York, broke ground for the first subway line by City Hall on March 24, 1900. It took four years, six months, and twenty-three days to build the line from City Hall to West 145th Street in Harlem. Things rarely went that quickly ever again. The Routes Not Taken explores the often dramatic stories behind the unbuilt or unfinished subway lines, shedding light on a significant part of New York City's history that has been almost completely ignored until now. Home to one of ...

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The Routes Not Taken: A Trip Through New York City's Unbuilt Subway System 2015, Fordham University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780823267408

Trade paperback

The Routes Not Taken: A Trip Through New York City's Unbuilt Subway System 2013, Fordham University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780823253692

Hardcover