When Did the Statue of Liberty Turn Green?: And 101 Other Questions About New York City
Authors: The Staff of the New-York Historical Society Library, Nina Nazionale, and Jean Ashton
For years the New-York Historical Society Library has collected the questions put to them by curious New Yorkers and visitors. Questions involve people, places, buildings, monuments, rumors, and urban myths. They concern sports, food, transportation, the arts, Central Park, politics, nature, and tourism, among many other subjects, attesting to the infinite varieties of story hidden within the most intriguing metropolis in the world.
All readers who love trivia, urban history, strange tales, and, of course, New York, will delight with this book's rich, informative, and surprising stories.