Few cities can spark our imaginations the way New York does. Its name buzzes almost as much as the city itself. Famed for both its hectic pace and for being a melting pot of cultures and ideas, this truly is the world's ultimate metropolis. As a New York native, photographer Christopher Bliss understands the city as only an insider could. This dramatic overview captures the city's essence with images of its architecture, landmarks, its streets and populace. From the New Museum to the Chrysler Building and the majesty of Central Park, each of the city's characteristic moods is captured upon the pages of this unique book. Here you'll find everything that makes New York so distinctly New York.