Synopses & Reviews
With Access New York City
your visit will be an easy, enjoyable experience -- SoHo, Greenwich Village, and the Statue of Liberty are at your fingertips.
New York City has been divided and organized by neighborhoods, so you know where you are and where you're headed.
Unique color-coded and numbered entries allow you to discover the best: hotels • restaurants • Attractions • Shopping sights • Parks and Outdoor Spaces
Large, easy-to-read maps with entry numbers keyed to text ensure that you will instantly find what you must not miss.Access is your indispensable walk-around guide to New York City. Our writers, who live in and love the city, will lead you down the remarkable streets, sharing the unforgettable sights and pointing out the undiscovered gems and all the majestic landmarks that only New York City has to offer.
This edition polishes the Big Apple until it gleams for first-time travelers, returning visitors, and jaded locals. This guide is comprehensive, fully updated, and filled with revised maps, sidebars, and points of interest listings.
About the Author
With the publication of his first book in 1962 at the age of 26, Richard Saul Wurman began the singular passion of his life: that of making information understandable. A holder of both M. Arch. & B. Arch. degrees from the University of Pennsylvania, he has been awarded several grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, a Guggenheim Fellowship, two Graham Fellowships & two Chandler Fellowships. In 1991, Richard Saul Wurman received the Kevin Lynch Award from MIT for his creation of the ACCESS travel guides. In 1994, he was named a Fellow of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland & awarded a Doctorate of Fine Arts by the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA. In 1995, he received an Honorary Doctor of Letters from Art Center College of Design & was Chairman of Graphic Design & Product/Industrial Design of the1995 Presidential Design Awards.
Richard Saul Wurman continues to be a regular consultant to major corporations in matters relating to the design & understanding of information. He is married to novelist Gloria Nagy, has 4 children & lives in Newport, Rhode Island.