In the mid-1960s, New York City Mayor Robert Wagner assembled a team of the best and brightest urban designers and architects to decide the future of downtown Manhattan. After six months of drawing and discussion, they produced The Lower Manhattan Plan, a 368-page document that was hand-typed, hand-bound, and photocopied. Only 100 copies were made. But in spite of the limited number, this became the most influential document in determining the physical appearance of lower Manhattan. Now, as the future of downtown Manhattan ...

The Lower Manhattan Plan: Visions for a Downtown New York 2003, Princeton Architectural Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781568983806

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