Vital Gaps in New York Metropolitan Arteries
Place Published: New York
Publisher: Triborough Bridge Authority
Date Published: 1940
Description: 6 color maps, five of them folding, many b/w plates. Thin 4to, original pr. wrs., spine rebacked in new black cloth, wrappers lightly soiled, ex-lib. (New York: Triborough Bridge Authority), 1940. First Edition.
Comments: The first seven pages is a published report by Robert Moses to Fiorello La Guardia proposing the building of four highways. The rest of text includes maps of the proposed highways and a very large folding map of the highway system of New York City. Also there are many published photo illustrations of existing highways and areas where the proposed highways would be built. The four proposed highways were: Pelham-Portchester Express Highway, Harlem River Drive, Elevated Highway Across Lower Manhattan, and Brooklyn-Queens Connection Highway. Rubberstamp of a public library on the front wrapper, otherwise there are not any other library markings.Edition: First
Condition: very good(-)
Book ID: 215899