Mysteries of the Great City: The Politics of Urban Design, 1877-1937

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The Mysteries of the Great City examines the physical, cultural, and political transformations of the American city between the Gilded Age and the New Deal. Focusing on New York, Chicago, and Cincinnati, John Fairfield demonstrates that these transformations before and after the advent of city planning were the result of political decisions influenced by corporate and private wealth. The expansion and reorganization of the great city stood out as the most visible symbol of the transformation. The new metropolitan form, with ...

Mysteries of the Great City: The Politics of Urban Design, 1877-1937 1997, Ohio State University Press, Columbus, OH

ISBN-13: 9780814207543

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Mysteries of the Great City: The Politics of Urban Design, 1877-1937 1993, Ohio State University Press

ISBN-13: 9780814206041

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