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CONTENTS 1. Introduction 2. A Quick Start-Up of Mannahatta Part One: The West Side 3. The Battery 4. Battery Park City 5. The World Trade Center 6. Excursus: The Harbor and the Old Port 7. Tribeca: the River Project 8. The Soho/Greenwich Village Corridor 9. Excursus: Outboard, or the Battle of Westway and its Aftermath 10. Chelsea, Chelsea Piers and Trocchi-Land 11. Excursus: Shipworms 12. From Forty-Second Street to Riverside South 13. Riverside Park and Manhattanville 14. The Sewage Treatment Plant and Salsa Party 15. Washington Heights and Inwood Part Two: The East Side 16. Introduction: On the Aesthetics of Urban Walking and Writing 17. Captain Kidd and Pearl Street 18. Excursus: Sailors and Merchant Seamen in New York 19. The South Street Seaport and the Fulton Fish Market 20. Excursus: The Elusive Joseph Mitchell 21. The South Street Seaport, Continued 22. The Brooklyn Bridge 23. Under the Bridges 24. Con Edisonland: From One Power Plant to Another 25. Excursus: Robert Moses, a Revisionist Take 26. Tudor City, the United Nations and the Upper East Side 27. East Harlem and Points North 28. Excursus: Ode to the Projects 29. North Brother Island 30. Highbridge Park 31. The Dilemma of Waterfront Development 32. Acknowledgements
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Manhattan (New York, N, Y, ) Description and travel, New York (N, Y, ) Description and travel, Waterfronts New York (State) New York, Walking New York (State) New York, Lopate, Phillip, 1943- Travel New York (State) New York, Manhattan (New York, N, Y, ) Tours, New York (N, Y, ) Tours