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Recommended Books

Amory, Cleveland, Editor-in-Chief. Celebrity Register: An Irreverent Compendium of American Quotable Notables. Harper & Row, 1963.

The City of New York, Official Directory, aka The Green Book. Various years. 

Dau's New York Blue Book. Various years. 


de Bary, Wm. Theodore. Living Legacies at Columbia. Columbia University, 2006. 


Dolkart, Andrew S. Morningside Heights: A History of Its Architecture & Development. Columbia University Press, 1998. 

Dunlap, David W. On Broadway: A Journey Uptown Over Time. Rizzoli International, 1990.

Dunlap, David. From Abyssinian to Zion: A Guide to Manhattan's Houses of Worship. Columbia University Press, 2004.

Leadon, Fran. Broadway: A History of New York City in Thirteen Miles. W. W. Norton & Company, 2018. 


Lyford, Joseph P. The Airtight Cage: A Study of New York's West Side. Harper Colophon, 1968. 


McCaughey, Robert. A College of Her Own: The History of Barnard. Columbia University Press, 2020.

McCaughey, Robert. A Lever Long Enough: A History of Columbia's School of Engineering and Applied Science Since 1894. Columbia University Press, 2014.

McCaughey, Robert. Stand Columbia: A History of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1754 - 2004. Columbia University Press, 2003.

Morgan, Bill. The Beat Generation in New York: A Walking Tour of Jack Kerouac's City. City Lights Books, 1997. 


Mott, Hopper Striker. The New York of Yesterday: A Descriptive Narrative of Old Bloomingdale. G. P. Putnam's Sons, The Knickerbocker Press, 1908. 

Russell, William Logie. The New York Hospital: A History of the Psychiatric Service, 1771 -1936. Columbia University Press, 1945.

Salwen, Peter. Upper West Side Story: A History and Guide. Abbeville Press, 1989. 

Shelley, Thomas J. Upper West Side Catholics: Liberal Catholicism in a Conservative Archdiocese. Empire State Editions, Fordham University Press, 2020. 


Susi, Michael V. Postcard History Series, Columbia University and Morningside Heights. Arcadia Publishing, 2007.

Susi, Michael V. Postcard History Series, The Upper West Side. Arcadia Publishing, 2009.


Wakin, Daniel J. The Man with the Sawed-Off Leg and Other Tales of a New York City Block. Arcade Publishing, 2018. 


Wilson, Rufus Rockwell. New York in Literature: The Story Told in the Landmarks of Town and Country. Primavera Press, 1947.










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