Books by Emily Kies Folpe

IT HAPPENED ON WASHINGTON SQUARE by Emily Kies Folpe
HISTORY
Released: Nov. 1, 2002

"Well-documented account of Washington Square and its vicissitudes, useful for park planners, Greenwich Village buffs, and, particularly, students of the politics of municipal planning."
A detailed history of Washington Square Park, the heart of Greenwich Village, that reflects its growth and change from farmland to the elite enclave described by Henry James and Edith Wharton to the present dominance of New York University. Read full book review >