The Creative Destruction of Manhattan, 1900-1940

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Winner of the 2001 Spiro Kostof Book Award from the Society of Architectural Historians. "It'll be a great place if they ever finish it," O. Henry wrote about New York City. This laconic remark captures the relentlessly transitory character of New York, and it points toward Max Page's synthetic perspective. Against the prevailing motif of a naturally expanding metropolis, Page argues that the early-twentieth-century city was dominated by the politics of destruction and rebuilding that became the hallmark of modern urbanism ...

The Creative Destruction of Manhattan, 1900-1940 2001, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226644691

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The Creative Destruction of Manhattan, 1900-1940 2000, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

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