Erie Canal Legacy: Architectural Treasures of the Empire State
The 176-year-old Erie Canal (completed in 1825) comes to spectacular new life in this 208-page, lavishly illustrated book. 101 cities, towns, villages, and hamlets are given individual attention with stunning color photographs by Andy Olenick and inspired anecdotal text by Richard O. Reisem. It is a memorable visual and historic tour along 363 miles of the old Erie Canal. The book was awarded first prize as the best printed book in North America.