Harlem, lost and found

an architectural and social history, 1765-1915 by Michael Henry Adams

Publisher: Monacelli Press in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 280 Downloads: 257
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Subjects:

  • Architecture -- New York (State) -- New York,
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Buildings, structures, etc,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Buildings, structures, etc,
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Social life and customs

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index

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When autumn arrives on st Street, the Vanderbeekers are busy helping Mr. Beiderman get ready for the New York City Marathon and making sure the mysterious person. Lost and Found in Harlem Down-on-his-luck loner SJ Rook hits bottom when a mysterious fire guts the Auberge Rouge, a brothel where he rents a room.

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