“The New York Nobody Knows”

William Helmreich spent four years walking every block in New York City (Credit: CBS2)

Professor Talks About Walking Every NYC Block, His Book About It

He said the idea was likely ingrained in his mind after, as a boy, his father would take him on random trips to city neighborhoods.


City College sociology professor William Helmreich wrote a book about effort to walk every block of NYC. (credit: CCNY)

City College Professor Pens Book About Walking 6,048 Miles Of NYC

He’s compiled all his stories into a book called “The New York Nobody Knows,” even though he hasn’t yet finished his walking tour of the entire city.