- Stunning images of 75 of NYC's most famous landmarks
- Includes four gatefold spreads
- History behind each landmark
"A perfect guide to New York City - if you have been a visitor this will fill you with nostalgia, and if you have never visited this will inspire you to pack your bags! Highly recommended!" Hot Brands, Cool Places
"With its handsome photographs and skillful descriptions, it's a book that is as fitting a memento as it is a guide." Archidose
"The photography alone is reason to love this book." Whom You Know
In this book, Jake Rajs' amazing eye has captured seventy-five of New York City's most-celebrated landmarks in ways never seen before. Each image is accompanied by a short text, written by Francis Morrone, offering the full details of the monument - the date built, the location, the architect/designer - as well as a comprehensive history and anecdotal tidbits.
In April 2011 Francis Morrone was named one of the 13 best tour guides in the world by Travel + Leisure magazine.
Jake Rajs is a New York-based photographer with a career that spans over 30 years. He specializes in commercial and art photography and is best known for stunning and timeless architectural and landscape imagery. He has over fifteen art books currently in print, and his photography has been featured in more than 10,000 publications, including Time, Life, Newsweek, The New York Times, Esquire, Town & Country, Travel & Leisure, New York, Men's Health and National Geographic. His commercial work includes award winning, global campaigns for clients such as American Express, Nike, AT&T, Ford, Honeywell and the US Army.
Francis Morrone is an author, arts critic, newspaper columnist, literary historian, lecturer, and teacher. His books include An Architectural Guidebook to Brooklyn, and An Architectural Guidebook to New York City. Morrone wrote the weekly column Abroad in New York, on New York buildings and history, for the New York Sun. He teaches at New York University's School of Continuing and Professional Studies. He also regularly leads architectural walking tours of New York City for the Municipal Art Society of New York.