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Sidewalk Gardens of New York

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Description for Sidewalk Gardens of New York Hardback. Series: Pinover Schiff. Num Pages: 192 pages, 150. BIC Classification: 1KBBEY; AJC; AMV; WMB; WTH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 219 x 227 x 24. Weight in Grams: 934.

“New York City looks nothing - nothing - like it did just a decade and a half ago. It’s a place of newly gorgeous waterfront promenades, of trees, tall grasses and blooming flowers on patches of land and peninsulas of concrete and even stretches of rail tracks that were blighted or blank before.” - Frank Bruni, The New York Times

“Betsy Pinover Schiff’s unerring eye and spectacular photographs tell the story of a city, and how its pre-Dorothy and Oz, colorless and downtrodden existence has been redone as if by wizardry in glorious Technicolor.” - Adrian Benepe, former Parks ... Read more

Betsy Pinover Schiff has been photographing urban plantings and chronicling the “greening” of the city for more than two decades. Once limited to private spaces and elite neighborhoods, these plantings now proliferate throughout the five boroughs. Sidewalk Gardens of New York reveals the transformation of the “city of concrete and glass” into one of the greenest and most richly planted urban centers in America. Nature and architecture combine in ways that will surprise even the most seasoned New Yorkers.

Featured are tree beds, planters, hanging baskets, and medians that mitigate the frenzy of the street; plazas and pocket parks that offer respite to pedestrians, building plantings that create a welcoming transition between public and private; community gardens; and parks, both the iconic and the newly planted along the waterfront in Brooklyn, Queens, and Lower Manhattan.

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Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Monacelli Press
Condition
New
Series
Pinover Schiff
Number of Pages
192
Place of Publication
New York, United States
ISBN
9781580934640
SKU
V9781580934640
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About Betsy Pinover Schiff
Betsy Pinover Schiff is the photographer of six books on gardens and landscape architecture, including three about New York City. Her work has been featured in exhibitions in New York, the Hamptons, and Mexico and published in Architectural Digest and New York Spaces, among others. Adrian Benepe, now senior director for parks development at the Trust ... Read more

Reviews for Sidewalk Gardens of New York
“New York may be a concrete jungle, but you can find some stunning greenery between the skyscrapers and high-rise apartment buildings if you know where to look. In Sidewalk Gardens of New York, photographer Betsy Pinover Schiff reveals the most gorgeous gardens on sidewalks across the five boroughs.” - Town & Country “It would take a monumental ... Read more

Goodreads reviews for Sidewalk Gardens of New York


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