Liz Guarino,Dan Guarino's Broad Channel (Images of America) PDF

By Liz Guarino,Dan Guarino

ISBN-10: 0738555223

ISBN-13: 9780738555225

ISBN-10: 1531635024

ISBN-13: 9781531635022

huge Channel is taken into account a small city within the titanic urban. From its homes perched on stilts over the waters of Jamaica Bay to pairs of mute swans swimming around the waters of a well-liked seashore of yesteryear, it really is challenging to think wide Channel lies in the obstacles of latest York urban. the one inhabited island in Jamaica Bay, it arose from the realm often called enormous Egg Marsh on navigational charts. it all started as a fishermen's haven and grew right into a summer time holiday playground with high-quality resorts. in the course of Prohibition, with bootleg liquor simply smuggled by way of boat, the remoted island turned often called a rumrunner's paradise and have become domestic to numerous speakeasies. via classic photographs, wide Channel explores the area's boardwalks and unpaved roads to have a good time the community's wealthy history.

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