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Fifth Avenue A Very Social History
Author: Kate Simon
ISBN: 16657

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Fifth Avenue: a Very Social History by Kate Simon chronicles the development of Fifth Avenue from the early nineteenth century to the 1970's. Included are the history of its founding, how Fifth Avenue became home to New York's wealthy, the growth of retail stores, and stories of some of the famous and not-so-famous residents and entrepreneurs. Neighborhoods such as Greenwich Village and the Flatiron District are discussed and the modern Fifth Avenue is considered.