The Resource Downtown : its rise and fall, 1880-1950, Robert M. Fogelson

Downtown : its rise and fall, 1880-1950, Robert M. Fogelson

Label
Downtown : its rise and fall, 1880-1950
Title
Downtown
Title remainder
its rise and fall, 1880-1950
Statement of responsibility
Robert M. Fogelson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Downtown is a history of what was once viewed as the heart of the American city. Urban historian Robert Fogelson describes how downtown - and the way Americans thought about it - changed between 1880 and 1950. --book cover
Cataloging source
IeDuTC
Dewey number
307.333160973
Index
index present
LC call number
HT123
LC item number
.F64 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Downtown : its rise and fall, 1880-1950, Robert M. Fogelson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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Contents
1. The Business District: Downtown in the Late Nineteenth Century -- 2. Derailing the Subways: The Politics of Rapid Transit -- 3. The Sacred Skyline: The Battle over Height Limits -- 4. The Central Business District: Downtown in the 1920s -- 5. The Specter of Decentralization: Downtown During the Great Depression and World War II -- 6. Wishful Thinking: Downtown and the Automotive Revolution -- 7. Inventing Blight: Downtown and the Origins of Urban Redevelopment -- 8. Just Another Business District? Downtown in the Mid Twentieth Century
Control code
000023309045
Dimensions
24cm
Extent
x, 492p.
Isbn
9780300090628
Lccn
2001001628
Other physical details
ill.
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.b32346700
System control number
  • ybpg20761971
  • (OCoLC)46640561

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