Westbury From Above offers a fascinating new look at the history of this venerable central Nassau County locale. Stunning aerial images offer new perspective and context that help tell the story of Westbury’s settlement and continued growth over the centuries.
Complemented by carefully selected vintage images, these photos from above provide interesting overviews of some of the key places and moments in Westbury’s development, tracing its transformation from a sleepy Quaker village to the bustling beneficiary of the burgeoning Gold Coast estates just to the north.
This book is a celebration of both Westbury’s colorful past and its thriving, diverse present.
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.
PUBLISHER: America Through Time
STATE: New York
DIMENSIONS: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)