*Willensky, Elliot and White, Norval, eds. The AIA Guide to New York. 4th Edition. New York: Three Rivers Press, 2000.

*Burrows, Edwin G and Wallace, Mike. Gotham. New York, 1999.

*Jackson, Kenneth A. The Encyclopedia of New York. New Haven, 1995.

Strongly Recommended to Consult for Study Purposes:

*Gayle, Margot. A Walking Tour of Cast Iron Architecture in New York.New York, 1984.
*Reynolds, Donald M. The Architecture of New York City. New York, 1984+.
*Tauranac, John. Essential New York. New York, 1979.

Additional books to consult:

*Beard, Rick and Leslie Berlowitz. Greenwich Village Culture and Counter
Culture. Rutgers, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1993.
Boyer, M. Christine. Manhattan Manners. New York: Rizzoli, 1985.
Caro, Robert. The Power Broker. New York: Knopf, 1974.
*Chase, W. Parker. New York, The Wonder City, 1932. New York: New York Bound, 1983 (1932).
Condit, Carl. The Port of New York, vols. 1 &2. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1980-1981.
Dolkart, Andrew S. Morningside Heights: A History of its Architecture and Development. New York, 1998.
*Federal Writers Project. W.P.A. Guide to New York. New York: The New Press, 1992 (1939).
*Finney, Jack.. Time and Again. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1970.
*Gayle, Margot. Cast Iron Architecture in New York: A Photographic Survey. New York: Dover Publications, 1974.
Gayle, Margot. "Introduction." Badger's Illustrated Catalogue to Cast Iron Architecture (1865). New York: Dover, 1981 (1865).
Gilmartin, Gregory F. Shaping the City: New York and The Municipal Art Society. New York: Clarkson Potter, 1995.
*Harris, Neil. Building Lives. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1999.
*Jacoby, Stephen M. Architectural Sculpture in New York City. New York: Dover Publications, 1975.
*James, Henry. Washington Square. New York: 1880. Any Edition is fine. (Penguin, Bantam, Scribner Classics, etcÉ)
King, Moses, ed. King's Handbook of New York City. New York: B.Blom, 1972 (1893 - 1909).
Kouwenhoven, John Atlee. The Columbia Historical Portrait of New York. New York: Harper & Row 1972 (1953).
*Krinsky, Carol H. Rockefeller Center. New York: Oxford University Press, 1978.
*Landau, Sarah Bradford and Carl Condit. Rise of the New York Skyscraper 1865-1913. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1996.
Lee, Nancy, ed. The Century in Times Square. New York: The New York Times, 1999.
Millhauser, Steven. Martin Dressler. New York: Crown Publishers, 1996.
*New York Historical Society (NYHS) and Mary Black. Old New York in Early Photographs. New York: Dover Pub., 1973+.
Plunz, Richard. A History of Housing in New York City. New York: Columbia University Press, 1990.
*Roth, Leland M. A Concise History of American Architecture. New York: Harper & Row, 1979.
*Salwen, Peter. Upper West Side Story: A History and Guide. New York : Abbeville Press, 1989.
*Sanders, James, Celluloid Skyline, New York: 2001
Shachtman, Tom. Skyscraper Dreams. Boston: Little & Brown, 1991.
Stern, Robert A. M., Thomas Mellins, and David Fishman. New York 1880: Architecture and Urbanism in the Gilded Age. New York, N.Y.: Monacelli Press, 1999.
*Stern, Robert A.M., Gregory Gilmartin, and John Montague Massengale. New York 1900: Metropolitan Architecture and Urbanism, 1890-1915. New York: Rizzoli, 1983.
Stern, Robert A. M., David Fishman and Raymond W. Gastil. New York 1930: Architecture and Urbanism Between the Two World Wars. New York: Rizzoli, 1987.
*Wharton, Edith. The Age of Innocence. New York: 1921. Any Edition is fine.
*White, E.B. Here is New York. 1949, 1999: New York. (any edition)
*Wolfe, Gerald R. New York, A Guide to the Metropolis. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1994. p. * indicates items on reserve at Bobst library level A.