Gerard Koeppel

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Gerard Koeppel is an American author and historian, with a focus on New York infrastructure.[1][2] He has written three books—Water for Gotham: A History[3][4] (Princeton University Press, 2000), Bond of Union: Building the Erie Canal and the American Nation[5][6][7][8] (Da Capo Press, 2009); and City on a Grid: How New York Became New York[9][10][11][12] (Da Capo Press, 2015)—and contributed to numerous other books, including The Encyclopedia of New York City, of which he was an associate editor of the second edition.[13] City on a Grid was a winner of a 2015 New York City Book Award [14] and was named one of Planetizen's top 10 urban planning books of 2015.[15] Koeppel has written opinion pieces for the New York Times [16], the New York Daily News[17][18][19], and other print and online publications. He writes and speaks regularly about aspects of New York history. He is a graduate of Wesleyan University,[20] where he was deeply influenced by professors V.S. Naipaul and Phyllis Rose. He has been a charter sailboat captain, a New York City cabdriver, and radio journalist, including a dozen years at CBS News.

Gerard Koeppel
Born1975
United States
EducationRiverdale Country School
Alma materWesleyan University
OccupationAuthor and historian

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gopnik, Adam (5 October 2015). "The Truth About City Life". New Yorker. Condé Nast. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
  2. ^ Burford, Melanie; Moyer, Greg (16 October 2014). "Living City | A Billion Gallons a Day". new York Times. New York Times Company. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
  3. ^ Koeppel, Gerard T. (26 August 2001). Water for Gotham: A History. Princeton University Press. p. 376. ISBN 9780691089768.
  4. ^ Carr, Caleb (10 September 2000). "Nor Any Drop to Drink". New York Times. The New York Times Company. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
  5. ^ World Archipelago (2014). "Bond of Union". Da Capo Press. Archived from the original on 29 September 2015. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
  6. ^ "Waterway triumphs". The Economist. The Economist Newspaper Limited. 26 February 2009. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
  7. ^ Nordstrom, Justin (1 December 2009). "Bond of Union: Building the Erie Canal and the American Empire. By Gerard Koeppel. (Cambridge: Da Capo, 2009. x, 454 pp. $27.95, ISBN 978-0-306-81827-1.)". Journal of American History. Organization of American Historians. Oxford University Press. 96 (3): 841. doi:10.1093/jahist/96.3.841.
  8. ^ Larson, John Lauritz (2012). "Reviewed Work: Bond of Union: Building the Erie Canal and the American Empire by Gerard Koeppel". Journal of the Early Republic. University of Pennsylvania Press on behalf of the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic. 32 (3): 536–538. doi:10.1353/jer.2012.0058. JSTOR 23315177. S2CID 145496956.
  9. ^ World Archipelago (2014). "City on a Grid". Da Capo Press. Archived from the original on 5 March 2016.
  10. ^ Freeland, David (11 December 2015). "Design for Living". The Wall Street Journal. Dow Jones & Company, Inc. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
  11. ^ Williams, Mason B. (8 January 2016). "New York City". New York Times. The New York Times Company. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
  12. ^ Fried, Lewis (3 August 2016). "Life of the Mind". Key Reporter. The Phi Beta Kappa Society. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
  13. ^ "Books". gerardkoeppel.com. Archived from the original on 25 September 2015. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
  14. ^ Holliday, Sarah (18 March 2016). "Announcing the 2015 New York City Book Awards!". The New York Society Library. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
  15. ^ Brasuell, James; Stephens, Josh (12 December 2015). "Top 10 Books - 2016". Planetizen. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
  16. ^ Koeppel, Gerard (13 March 2005). "Pipe Dreams". New York Times. The New York Times Company. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
  17. ^ Koeppel, Gerard (12 January 2012). "Fracking is too dangerous for New York". New York Daily News. Archived from the original on 7 March 2016. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
  18. ^ Koeppel, Gerard (27 December 2015). "Is Vision Zero humanly possible?". New York Daily News. Archived from the original on 16 January 2017. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
  19. ^ Koeppel, Gerard (16 May 2016). "Rock the boat & believe in ferries: Our city of islands should dive in, head first, and help people get around by boat". New York Daily News. Archived from the original on 16 January 2017. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
  20. ^ Liu, Pei Xiong (29 January 2010). "Koeppel '79 Brings Journalism to Wesleyan Undergrads". The Wesleyan Argus. Wesleyan University. Retrieved 11 July 2018.