New York City Landmarks

New York City Landmarks


By (author) Francis Morrone, Illustrated by Jake Rajs

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  • Publisher: ACC Editions
  • Format: Hardback | 236 pages
  • Dimensions: 154mm x 196mm x 30mm | 762g
  • Publication date: 16 August 2012
  • Publication City/Country: Woodbridge
  • ISBN 10: 1851496696
  • ISBN 13: 9781851496693
  • Illustrations note: 246 Colour
  • Sales rank: 482,286

Product description

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.

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Author information

Jake Rajs is a New York-based photographer with a career that spans over 30 years. He specialises 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.

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The photography alone is reason to love this book. --Whom You Know