Edward Sibley Barnard, writer and tree-watcher

Edward Sibley Barnard is an editor, writer, and photographer specializing in fully illustrated how-to and nature books for adults and children. He lives and tree-watches in New York City. His most famous book is New York City Trees. The book is a must for tree lovers in NYC and is dedicated to the idea that every species of tree has a story and every individual tree has a history. Mr. Barnard worked with Ken Chaya and the Central Park Conservancy to put together the Definitive Illustrated Map of Central Park. The map covers not only the trees in the park in… Read More

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From Columbus to Lennon: The Upper West Side Tour

From Columbus to Lennon: The Upper West Side Long history in a short walk. The tour starts at Columbus Circle, at the Time-Warner Towers, with its glitzy shopping mall and grand view of the western entrance to Central Park. Before getting to the Dakota Building and Strawberry Fields in Central Park, we’ll zig-zag you through the most magnificent “brownstone” rows of houses and mansions as well as mid- to late-nineteenth century architecture and major cultural institutions of the city. Most visitors wonder what’s worth seeing to the west of Central Park: a lot, and with this tour we’ll show you… Read More

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