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

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-307974

Description

xii, 326 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm

Details

Descriptive Terms

Metropolitan areas
Cities and towns Growth.
Economic history.
Metropolitan areas.
Stadtentwicklung.
Städtebau.
Economic conditions.

Originator

O'Connell, James C.

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.

Publication

Cambridge, Mass. ; da London, England :

Description

xii, 326 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm

Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN

9780262018753 (alk. paper)
0262018756 (alk. paper)

Call Number

Stacks HC108.B65 O26 2013

Places

Massachusetts Boston.
Massachusetts Boston
Boston (Mass.)
Boston Metropolitan Area (Mass.)
Massachusetts
Boston (Etats-Unis)
Boston, Mass