Storefront: The Disappearing Faces of New York (Mini)

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Store Front (Mini) is a new, compact version of the critically acclaimed bestseller Store Front: The Disappearing Face of New York, by James and Karla Murray.


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The Murrays’ brilliant documentation of New York’s irreplaceable, generations-old storefronts has made headlines all over the world. For many of these establishments, the photographs mark the end of a legacy. In the wake of gentrification, vital facets of New York’s cultural heritage are disappearing at an alarming rate.

Store Front (Mini) immerses the reader in a virtual tour of NYC at its most authentic. From tiny stores tucked away on narrow side streets to well-known institutions on historic avenues, this book presents the individual images and shop owner stories that together make up a collective history. Up until now, there has been little attention paid to New York’s storefronts; this book reverses that glaring omission and makes clear that the spirit of New York City is etched in its facades.

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Author James T. Murray / Karla L. Murray
Publisher Gingko Press
Page Count 336pp
Publication Size 8.75 x 7.5
Publication Notes Hardcover, Color, mini version
Publication Date January 2011
ISBN 978-1-58423-407-4

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