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

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Fogelson, Robert M.
Publication
New Haven : Yale University Press
Contents
The business district: downtown in the late nineteenth century -- Derailing the subways: the politics of rapid transit -- The sacred skyline: the battle over height limits -- The central business district: downtown in the 1920s -- The specter of decentralization: downtown during the Great Depression and World War II -- Wishful thinking: downtown and the automotive revolution -- Inventing blight: downtown and the origins for urban redevelopment -- Just another business district? Downtown in the mid twentieth century.
Date
c2001.
Description
x, 492 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [399]-474) and index.
ISBN
0300090625 (alk. paper)
0300098278 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780300090628 (alk. paper)
9780300098273 (pbk. : alk. paper)
GUSN
146491
Call Number
Stacks HT123.F64 2001
Descriptive terms
Central business districts History.
Cities and towns History.
Sociale verandering.
Stadskernen.
Places
United States

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