Touring the Flatiron Walks in Four Historic Neighborhoods by Joyce Mendelsohn

Cover of: Touring the Flatiron | Joyce Mendelsohn

Published by City and Company .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • U.S. Architecture - General,
  • Travel - United States,
  • Travel,
  • United States - Mid Atlantic - New York City,
  • Museums, Tours, Points of Interest,
  • United States - Northeast - Middle Atlantic (General)

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages145
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8527254M
ISBN 100964706121
ISBN 109780964706125
OCLC/WorldCa40227695

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Touring the Flatiron is your entr into the world of the carriage trade, the world of privilege and poverty depicted in such works as the Age of Innocence and Ragtime. Discover the rich history of one of New York Citys best loved districts on foot.5/5(1). Publisher Flatiron Books announced Wednesday that it would be canceling the remainder of Cummins’s planned book tour, citing “specific” threats of “physical violence,” according to the.

“The first history book about The Flatiron, one of New York City's first skyscrapers, built inand still a favorite sightseeing stop for tourists.” ― Deseret News “[Alice Sparberg-Alexiou] brings the building alive by profiling not only its owners and tenants but also the city's mixed reaction to it.”/5(24).

Despite the criticism, Cummins' novel had been selling well and was No. 8 on the best-seller list at the time Flatiron announced the tour was being cut short. The book debuted at No.

Flatiron Books, the publisher of “ American Dirt,” said Wednesday that it was canceling the author’s book tour because of safety concerns. In a statement, Bob Miller, Flatiron’s president. The “American Dirt” book tour just got buried. Publisher Flatiron Books announced Wednesday that it will cancel the rest of the tour of author.

“Unfortunately, our concerns about safety have led us to the difficult decision to cancel the book tour.” Flatiron Books is instead hoping to organize a series of town hall discussions. At the end of the statement, Miller announced that in place of the book tour, Flatiron Books will organize a town-hall series “where Jeanine will be joined by some of the groups who have raised Author: Rebecca Alter.

Named after the historic New York City landmark building in which the company is housed, Flatiron Books publishes bestselling, award-winning, and thought-provoking fiction and nonfiction by authors with distinctive voices.

An imprint of Macmillan Books. Flatiron Books, the publisher of the contentious migrant novel “American Dirt,” has canceled its book tour with Jeanine Cummins and acknowledged “deep inadequacies” in its rollout of the Author: Dorany Pineda. Amid the controversy, Flatiron Books and Headline, the book’s British publisher, kept up support for the author.

On Wednesday, Miller did appear to Author: André Wheeler. “Unfortunately, our concerns about safety have led us to the difficult decision to cancel the book tour.” Flatiron Books is instead hoping to organize a series of town hall discussions.

Manhattan's Flatiron district is renowned for its striking architecture and delicious food, and this walking tour covers both. See landmarks such as Madison Square Park, the Flatiron Building, and Union Square, and stop for tastings at an Italian food emporium, sandwich and cheese shops, and a bakery.

The author of the seminal book on the Flatiron Building, Alice Sparberg Alexiou the granddaughter of a man who owned the Flatiron Building, calls Fuller “the father of the skyscraper.”. Cummins, 45, had made a handful of promotional appearances since her book was released, but over the past few days the St.

Louis-based Left Bank Books had called off an event and Flatiron had canceled interviews in California. The tour for her heavily promoted book had been scheduled to last at least through mid-February, with planned stops.

According to NPR, “Flatiron will replace the remainder of the book tour with a series of town halls where Cummins will meet with critics of the book.” Apparently, they think that is safer than. We recommend booking Flatiron Building tours ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund.

See all 47 Flatiron Building tours on Tripadvisor/5(K). And while the folks who run Flatiron Books have every right to pay seven figures to buy and publish a book like American Dirt, they have no immunity from bad reviews and valid criticism. Publisher Flatiron Books has canceled the remaining dates of a planned promotional tour for “American Dirt” in response to the controversy.

The publisher will organize instead a series of town. Flatiron Books, publisher of announced today that it is canceling the rest of the city national tour by the book's author, Jeanine Cummins, which launched in Washington, D.C., on January Macmillan Publishers Ltd (occasionally known as the Macmillan Group) is an international publishing company owned by Holtzbrinck Publishing had offices in 41 countries worldwide and operated in more than thirty others.

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In a statement, Flatiron president and publisher Bob Miller admitted "serious mistakes" in the way the book was handled and said the firm was cancelling the rest of the American Dirt tour.

"Unfortunately, our concerns about safety have led us to the difficult decision to cancel the book tour." Flatiron Books is instead hoping to organize a series of town hall discussions.

Cummins, 45, had made a handful of promotional appearances since her book was released, but over the past few days the St. Louis-based Left Bank Books had. Tour meeting point: gold Tiffany’s clock in front of Eataly, located at 5th Avenue, New York, NY.

Enjoy some of New York City’s best and most unique food stops with a local. Eat your way through two of New York’s most iconic and picturesque neighborhoods, Flatiron and Union Square, while learning incredible history and architecture.

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TIP: If you are considering purchasing a hop-on-hop-off bus ticket, then keep in mind that all of the double-decker buses make stops at the building. The closest subway stations are the N/Q/R/W at 23rd Street Station in Madison Square Park, right in front of the building. You can also take the 6 train to 23rd Street just to the east of the building.

Flatiron Books brings Jeanine Cummins' tour to an end. By Neal Colgrass, Newser Staff. Posted PM CST. This cover image released by Flatiron Books shows "American Dirt," a novel Author: Neal Colgrass.

"Unfortunately, our concerns about safety have led us to the difficult decision to cancel the book tour." Flatiron Books is instead hoping to organize a series of town hall discussions.

Flatiron Books, a division of Macmillan, has canceled the rest of Jeannine Cummin's 'American Dirt' tour, citing safety concerns.

The decision. On Monday, Flatiron Books revealed that the acquisition, which was first announced in April as part of a joint deal with Mr. Biden’s wife, Jill Biden (details about her book have yet to be given.

Flatiron Books' decision to cancel the rest of Jeanine Cummins's tour for American Dirt drew a strong response from #DignidadLiteraria, a campaign that was formed this past week and is headed by Myriam Gurba, Roberto Lovato and David Bowles, among the most prominent critics of American Dirt.

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The president and publisher of Flatiron Books, which published the controversial American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins, has issued a statement on the book’s rollout and his company’s “inadequacies” in addressing issues of representation.

The statement also announced that the rest of the author’s planned city book tour has been canceled. Flatiron Books, the publisher of Jeanine Cummins ’ novel “ American Dirt,” has decided to cancel the scheduled tour for the book’s launch citing safety concerns and “specific threats.Book A Tour at Bond Flatiron Flatiron Hero.

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