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Hidden waters of New York City : a history and guide to 101 forgotten lakes, ponds, creeks, and streams in the five boroughs

Title
Hidden waters of New York City : a history and guide to 101 forgotten lakes, ponds, creeks, and streams in the five boroughs / Sergey Kadinsky.
Author
Kadinsky, Sergey
Publication
Woodstock, VT : The Countryman Press, [2016]

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Description
xii, 336 pages : illustrations; 23 cm
Subjects
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introduction : Exploring the Streams -- MANHATTAN. Collect Pond -- Canal Street -- Minetta Brook -- Broad Street (Heere Gracht) -- Maiden Lane (Maagde Paatje) -- Murray Hill Reservoir -- Sunfish Pond -- Central Park Pond -- Central Park Lake (Saw Kill) -- Conservatory Water -- Turtle Pond -- Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir -- Montayne's Rivulet (The Loch) -- Harlem Meer -- Morningside Pond -- Highbridge Reservoir -- Sherman Creek -- Spuyten Duyvil Creek -- Little Hell Gate -- THE BRONX. Bronx River -- Tibbetts Brook -- Westchester Creek -- Rattlesnake Brook -- Hutchinson River -- Crotona Park (Indian Lake) -- Jerome Park Reservoir -- Indian Pond -- Delafield Ponds -- Woodlawn Lake -- Williamsbridge Reservoir -- Cromwell's Creek -- Mott Haven Canal -- Mill Brook -- Bronx Kill -- QUEENS. Dutch Kills -- Anable Basin -- Luyster Creek -- Sunswick Creek -- Flushing Creek -- Kissena Creek -- Mill Creek -- Horse Brook -- Strack Pond -- Jackson Pond -- Bowne Pond -- Goose Pond -- Crystal Lake -- Jackson Pond -- Linden Pond -- Shady Lake -- Alley Pond Park -- Oakland Lake -- Golden Pond -- Gabler's Creek and Aurora Pond -- Fort Totten Ponds -- Potamogeton Pond -- Old Mill Creek -- Thurston Creek -- Cornell Creek -- Hawtree Creek -- Shellbank Basin -- East and West Ponds -- BROOKLYN. Newtown Creek -- Gowanus Canal -- Bushwick Creek -- Wallabout Creek -- Coney Island Creek -- Sheepshead Bay -- Plumb Beach Channel -- Gerritsen Inlet -- Mill Basin -- Paerdegat Basin -- Fresh Creek -- Hendrix Creek -- Spring Creek (Old Mill Creek) -- Prospect Park Waterways -- Green-Wood Cemetery -- Ridgewood Reservoir -- Dyker Beach Park -- Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden -- Mount Prospect Reservoir -- Sunset Park Pond -- STATEN ISLAND. Clifton Lake -- Brady's Pond -- Eibs Pond Silver Lake -- Clove Brook -- Palmer's Run -- Harbor Brook -- Factory Pond -- Richmond Creek (Fresh Kills) -- Clay Pit Ponds State Park Preserve -- Willow Brook -- Old Place Creek -- Bridge Creek and Goethals Pond -- Mill Creek -- Ohrbach Lake -- High Rock Park -- Blue Heron Park -- Mount Loretto Ponds -- New Creek.
Call Number
JBD 18-36
ISBN
  • 9781581573558
  • 1581573553
LCCN
2015041163
OCLC
929863403
Author
Kadinsky, Sergey, author.
Title
Hidden waters of New York City : a history and guide to 101 forgotten lakes, ponds, creeks, and streams in the five boroughs / Sergey Kadinsky.
Publisher
Woodstock, VT : The Countryman Press, [2016]
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary
"A guide to the forgotten waterways hidden throughout the five boroughs. Beneath the asphalt streets of Manhattan, creeks and streams once flowed freely. The remnants of these once-pristine waterways are all over the Big Apple, hidden in plain sight. Hidden Waters of New York City offers a glimpse at the big city's forgotten past and ever-changing present, including:-Minetta Brook, which ran through today's Greenwich Village -Collect Pond in the Financial District, the city's first water source -Newtown Creek, separating Brooklyn and Queens -Bronx River, still a hotspot for urban canoeing and hiking Filled with eye-opening historical anecdotes and walking tours of all five boroughs, this is a side of New York City you've never seen"-- Provided by publisher.
Research Call Number
JBD 18-36
IRGV 16-2167
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