The once and future New York : historic preservation and the modern city / Randall Mason.

Author
Mason, Randall, 1963- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2009.
Description
xxxiv, 307 p., 16 p. of plates : ill., maps ; 26 cm.

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Notes
Purchase supported by the Elise and Wesley Wright, Jr. '51 Marquand Book Fund.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-299) and index.
Contents
Introduction : preservation and its history in New York -- Memory sites : buildings, parks, events -- Portfolio : Frank Cousins's photographs for the Art Commission, 1913 -- The preservation and destruction of St. John's Chapel -- City Hall Park : hearth of official civic memory -- Bronx River Parkway : modern highway, environmental improvement, memory infrastructure -- Conclusion : looking critically at preservation's own past.
ISBN
  • 9780816656035 (hc : alk. paper)
  • 0816656037 (hc : alk. paper)
  • 9780816656042 (pb : alk. paper)
  • 0816656045 (pb : alk. paper)
LCCN
2009000573
OCLC
277201112
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