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Preserving the world's great cities : the destruction and renewal of the historic metropolis / Anthony M. Tung.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Tung, Anthony M.
Publication
New York : Clarkson Potter
Contents
The century of destruction -- The city that devoured its glory : imperial and Renaissance Rome -- The city that rewrote its past : Fascist and modern Rome -- The heritage of war : Warsaw -- The tragedy of the megacity : Cairo -- Ideological conflict with the past : Moscow and Beijing -- Preservation and economic justice : Singapore -- Preservation and social conscience : Amsterdam and Vienna -- The city of the gods besieged : Athens -- The comprehensible urban visage : London and Paris -- Tourism versus the habitable city : Venice -- Politics and preservation in the modern metropolis : New York -- Reversing the culture of destruction : Kyoto -- The city redeemed : Berlin, Moscow, New York, and Mexico City -- The city as a living museum : Charleston and Jerusalem.
Date
c2001.
Description
469 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [433]-451) and index.
ISBN
0517701480
GUSN
146483
Call Number
Stacks NA9053.C6 T86 2001
Descriptive terms
Architecture Conservation and restoration.
City planning.
Conservatie.
Historic districts Conservation and restoration.
Historische plaatsen.
Restauratie.
Stadsvernieuwing.

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