Another City: Urban Life and Urban Spaces in the New American Republic

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In the late 18th and early 19th centuries, burgeoning American cities like New Orleans and Philadelphia seemed increasingly chaotic. Noise, odors, and a feverish level of activity on the streets threatened to overwhelm the senses. Growing populations placed new demands on every aspect of the urban landscape--streets, parks, schools, asylums, cemeteries, markets, waterfronts, and more. In this unique exploration of the early history of urban architecture and design, leading architectural historian Dell Upton reveals the ...

Another City: Urban Life and Urban Spaces in the New American Republic 2008, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300124880

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