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

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-146491

Description

x, 492 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Cities and towns History.
Central business districts History.
Stadskernen.
Sociale verandering.

Originator

Fogelson, Robert M.

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.

Publication

New Haven : Yale University Press

Description

x, 492 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [399]-474) and index.

ISBN

0300090625 (alk. paper)
9780300090628 (alk. paper)
0300098278 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780300098273 (pbk. : alk. paper)

Call Number

Stacks HT123.F64 2001

Places

United States