Downtown

Downtown

Its Rise And Fall, 1880-1950

Book - 2001
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Downtown is the first history of what was once viewed as the heart of the American city. Urban historian Robert Fogelson gives a riveting account of how downtown--and the way Americans thought about it--changed between 1880 and 1950. Recreating battles over subways and skyscrapers, the introduction of elevated highways and parking bans, and other controversies, this book provides a new and often starling perspective on downtown's rise and fall.
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, c2001
ISBN: 9780300090628
0300090625
Branch Call Number: 307.33316
Characteristics: x, 492 pages :,illustrations, map ;,24 cm

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