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Battery Park City: Politics and Planning on the New York Waterfront

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Battery Park City in Manhattan has been hailed as a triumph of urban design, and is considered to be one of the success stories of American urban redevelopment planning. The flood of praise for its design, however, can obscure the many lessons from the long struggle to develop the project. Nothing was built on the site for more than a decade after the first master plan was approved, and the redevelopment agency flirted with bankruptcy in 1979. Taking a practice-oriented approach, the book examines the role of planning and ...

Battery Park City: Politics and Planning on the New York Waterfront 1997, Routledge, Amsterdam, Netherlands

ISBN-13: 9789056995584

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Battery Park City: Politics and Planning on the New York Waterfront 1997, Routledge, Amsterdam, Netherlands

ISBN-13: 9789056995577

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