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

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-146483

Description

469 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Architecture Conservation and restoration.
Historic districts Conservation and restoration.
City planning.
Stadsvernieuwing.
Historische plaatsen.
Restauratie.
Conservatie.

Originator

Tung, Anthony M.

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.

Publication

New York : Clarkson Potter

Description

469 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [433]-451) and index.

ISBN

0517701480

Call Number

Stacks NA9053.C6 T86 2001