Garden City: Pictures From a Pandemic documents life in one of Long Island's most popular destinations between February and July of 2020, capturing its dramatic transformation from a shut-down ghost town back to a thriving (but forever changed) locale in more than 200 chronological color photographs.
The book's haunting images offer a fascinating journey through the four phases of reopening in New York during a harrowing time in our history.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)
Born and raised in Queens, Richard Panchyk attended prestigious Stuyvesant High School in Lower Manhattan. It was during an elective senior year class on New York City history that he first became fascinated with the story of the Big Apple. He published his first book at age 21, and since then has authored or edited 25 books. His New York City books include: German New York City, Catholic New York City, New York City Skyscrapers, and New York City History for Kids. He has also authored four books on Long Island's history, and four books on American history.