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Chronicles of Old New York


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A third-generation New Yorker, James Roman has regaled listeners with his chronicles of old New York as a real estate broker and sales manager for 15 years in Manhattan, and as a lecturer at the Real Estate Board of New York and New York University. He is also the author of Chronicles of Old Las Vegas and Chronicles of Old Los Angeles, and contributes regularly to publications that document emerging technology.


"Even if you're not traveling to New York any time soon, you'll love Chronicles of New York. Extensively researched, the guide is full of historical photos." --Travelgirl magazine
"In this wonderful and entertaining guide to what once was, author James Roman captures the heart and soul of an older New York " --Chicago Tribune

"A fun, intelligent walk through New York's past" -- Library Journal

"Packs a good bit of history into one handy source" --Publishers Weekly
"An ingenious approach . . . This hybrid history-slash-guide to New York encourages active participation in history, and expands our understanding of how the city reinvents itself." --
"This is a travel book for history buffs and those who want to know the story behind the landmark--and even for parents who want their children to see beyond the flashing lights and cheap souvenirs. With this book, travelers will find hidden gems of history even in the already famous parts of this much-traveled city." --Melissa Wuske, Foreword Reviews

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