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The Hub's metropolis :greater Boston's development from railroad suburbs to smart growth /James C. O'Connell.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
O'Connell, James C.
Publication
Cambridge, Mass. ; da London, England :
Contents
Metropolitan Boston's layers of development -- Prelude to suburbia : traditional village centers and proto-suburbs (1800-1860) -- Country retreats (1820-1920) -- Railroad suburbs (1840-1920) -- Streetcar suburbs (1870-1930) -- Metropolitan parkway suburbs (1895-1945) -- Suburban mill towns (1820-2012) -- Postwar automobile suburbs (1945-1970) -- Boston redefines the center city (1945-2012) -- Interstates, exurbs, and sprawl (1970-2012) -- Smart growth era (1990-2012) -- Postscript: the coming era.
Date
Ã2013.
Description
xii, 326 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
0262018756 (alk. paper)
9780262018753 (alk. paper)
GUSN
307974
Call Number
Stacks HC108.B65 O26 2013
Descriptive terms
Cities and towns Growth.
Economic conditions.
Economic history.
Metropolitan areas
Metropolitan areas.
Stadtentwicklung.
Städtebau.
Places
Boston (Etats-Unis)
Boston (Mass.)
Boston Metropolitan Area (Mass.)
Boston, Mass
Massachusetts
Massachusetts Boston
Massachusetts Boston.

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