“Nuggets of information left out of more conventional histories”


High Line, New York

This travel writer used an 1866 guidebook to experience New York City. Published long before the advent of the automobile, these early guidebooks were intended for visitors and locals alike to experience the city on foot. So how well does the 1866 guide work today?

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A Walking Tour of 1866 New York

By James Nevius

Curbed NY

July 27, 2016

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