Above: picture from the bokk Store Front – The Disappearing Face of New York

Store Front provides an irreplaceable window to the rich cultural experience of New York City as seen through its neighborhood shops. These stores have the city’s history etched in their facades. Through revealing interviews with shop owners and its unprecedented oversize images, StoreFront scours the city and provides an indispensable guide to the city’s timeworn shops. From humble neighborhood stores tucked away on narrow side streets to well-known institutions on historic avenues, anyone with a love of New York City will cherish being given a visual walking tour far beyond the scope of even the most thorough visitor or observant resident. 336 pages, 4 gatefolds. Gingko Press: first edition. $65.00

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