History in Asphalt: The Origin of Bronx Street and Place Names, Borough of the Bronx, New York City by John McNamara
Non Fiction books are my thing, but I rarely read a book that is laid out like an encyclopedia. I really have to be interested in the subject. I am currently reading one of these type of books.
History in Asphalt is a book that lists every street, avenue, cul de sac...etc., and the origin of its name. There are a lot of streets in the Bronx and they all are named after something or someone.
I haven't found another book that has such detailed information. This was defiantly a labor of love. As you may or may not know, I'm a fan of New York City history and I love to read just about any book that deals with the city.