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Published by Dewitt & Davenport in New York .
Written in English


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Statementby G.G. Foster.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination127 p.
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17089512M
OCLC/WorldCa2018802

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  About the Book. First published in , New York by Gas-Light explores the seamy side of the newly emerging metropolis: "the festivities of prostitution, the orgies of pauperism, the haunts of theft and murder, the scenes of drunkenness and beastly debauch, and all the sad realities that go to make up the lower stratum—the underground story—of life in New York!". First published in , New York by Gas-Light explores the seamy side of the newly emerging metropolis: "the festivities of prostitution, the orgies of pauperism, the haunts of theft and murder, the scenes of drunkenness and beastly debauch, and all the sad realities that go to make up the lower stratumthe underground storyof life in New York!" The author of this lively/5. New York by Gas-light: With Here and There a Streak of Sunshine. George G. Foster. Dewitt & Davenport, - New York (City) - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. First published in , New York by Gas-Light explores the seamy side of the newly emerging metropolis: "the festivities of prostitution, the orgies of pauperism, the haunts of theft and murder, the scenes of drunkenness and beastly debauch, and all the sad realities that go to make up the lower stratum—the underground story—of life in New York!"5/5(1).

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March The newly incorporated New York Gas Light Co. became the first company to get the deal to make and lay cast-iron pipes, as well as supply the gas for the lighting, down Broadway—from Grand Street to Battery. The project was completed in , making Broadway the first street to be lit . Gas Light book. Read 34 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. It is included on the New York Times Best 1, Movies Ever Made List: Need another excuse to treat yourself to new book this week? We've got you covered with the buzziest new releases of the day. To create our lis /5. Here we present some old designs that don’t easily fit the above categories, including the remains of the last gaslight-era lamp left standing.. LEFT: This unprepossessing little pole, at the corner of Broadway and West th Street in Inwood in Manhattan represents a last dinosaur.. Of the thousands of gaslamps that once populated the streets of Little Old New York, lit in the evening by. Come in, never a cover, to one of New York City's most famous bar and lounges. Enjoy great music with 2 live DJ's, a friendly staff, and people watch through Gaslight's 20 French Doors, a perfect view of the bustling Meatpacking District nightlife. Enjoy lunch or dinner, or just grab a .