Kevin C. Fitzpatrick
Kevin C. Fitzpatrick is a third-generation New Yorker with a voracious enthusiasm for all things related to the city's past, present, and future. He is the author and editor of seven books, all tied to New York City history. His most recent is World War I New York, A Guide to the City's Enduring Ties to the Great War. It won the Apple Award for best nonfiction book about New York from the Guides Association of NYC. He has also written guides to Governors Island, Jazz Age Manhattan, and literary landmarks. For 20 years he's been leading walking tours and is a licensed NYC sightseeing guide. He gives tours of places as diverse as Woodlawn Cemetery and the Statue of Liberty, which he has climbed more than 200 times. In his spare time Kevin and his friend own a vintage FDNY fire engine that they are restoring. Kevin lives on the Upper West Side of Manhattan with his family.