'The Works' of New York City: Past and PresentNew York has long been one of the most fully wrought of America's cities. A new book sheds light on how the Big Apple supports millions of people. From the number of the city's pay phones to how many buildings have their own zip code, The Works: Anatomy of a City has the answers.
Kate Ascher's book goes into the core of the Big Apple.
New York has long been one of the most fully wrought of America's cities. A new book serves as a historical primer on how the Big Apple uses its municipal might to support millions of people -- and deliver a billion gallons of water daily.