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MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS

By: ANDREW S. DOLKART

Price: $20.00

Publisher: COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PRESS:

Seller ID: IM58032

ISBN: 023107851X

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


Morningside Heights, the institutional heart of New York City, is also one of the city's most architecturally distinguished neighborhoods. The high plateau that forms Morningside Heights is geographically isolated within the city and remained largely undeveloped even as neighboring Harlem and the Upper West Side became prestigious residential communities. At the end of the nineteenth century, institutions relocated to the plateau where sizable plots were available at a convenient distance from the built-up city. In 1887 Episcopal Bishop Henry Potter announced plans for the construction of a... View more info