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Books for Researching the Bronx 

Chelik, Michael and David GillisonPublic buildings in the Bronx. New York: Herbert H. Lehman College (CUNY), 1980.

Derrick, Peter. Tunneling to the future: the story of the great subway expansion that  saved New York City. New York & London: New York University Press, 2002.

Hagstrom Map Co. New York City 5 Borough Atlas. Maspeth, NY: Hagstrom Co., 2004.

Hermalyn, Gary and Robert KornfeldLandmarks of the Bronx.  Bronx, NY: The Bronx County Historical Society, 1990.

Jackson, Kenneth. (Editor). The encyclopedia of New York City.  New Haven, CT:Yale University Press and New York: New-York Historical Society, 1995. 

Jonnes, JillSouth Bronx Rising: The rise, fall, and resurrection of an American city. New York: Fordham University Press, 2002. 

LaRuffa, AnthonyMonte Carmelo: An Italian-American community in the Bronx. New York: Gordon and Breach, 1988. 

McNamara, John. History in asphalt: The origin of Bronx street and place names, the Bronx, New York City (3rd ed.) Bronx: Bronx County Historical Society, 1996.

Tieck, William A.  Riverdale, Kingsbridge and Spuyten Duyvil, NYC; a historical epitome of the northwest Bronx.  Old Tappan, N.J.: F. H. Revell Co., 1968.  

Ultan, LloydThe beautiful Bronx (1920-1950). New York: Harmony Books, 1979.

__________, The Bronx: It was only yesterday, 1935-1965. Bronx, NY: The Bronx County Historical Society, 1992.

_________ and Gary Hermalyn. The Bronx in the innocent years, 1890-1950.  New York:  Harper & Row, 1985.

__________ and Barbara Unger. Bronx accent: A literary and pictorial history of the  Borough.  New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2000. 

Webster, Sally and Susan HoeltzelPublic art in the Bronx. Bronx, NY: Lehman College   Art Gallery, 1993.

White, Norval and Elliot Willensky AIA guide to New York City: New York chapter, American Institute of Architects.  New York, Crown Publishing Group, 2000.

 

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