Cathedral Parkway Towers at Harlem's Gate (Paperback)

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Do you want to read a great New York City story? Read Cathedral Parkway Towers at Harlem's Gate.

It's the triumphant story of a two-building high-rise complex in Manhattan that became home to its tenants. It began as a troubled construction site. When the buildings opened, significant construction issues led to a rent strike. See how the strikers won and what they won Cathedral Parkway Towers gets its name from the world's largest cathedral across the street. The book describes the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine and some of its famous visitors and historical events. Many other neighbors and institutions are included, along with the stunning landscape of the area.

Ninety-one tenant stories in the complex are told via Sheila Evans, Educator, NYC licensed tour guide and international tour director. The story's human side reveals that some tenants are fascinating characters, and you'll enjoy reading about their extraordinary real lives and distinctive personalities. Learn how Cathedral Parkway Towers came to represent America's diversity. On a historical note, President Barack Obama lived across from Tower Two on 109th street when he attended Columbia University



Product Details
ISBN: 9798522545055
Publisher: Independently Published
Publication Date: June 19th, 2021
Pages: 292
Language: English