The battle for Gotham : New York in the shadow of Robert Moses and Jane Jacobs / Roberta Brandes Gratz.

Author
Gratz, Roberta Brandes [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York, NY : Nation Books, c2010.
Description
xxxix, 350 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

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Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 331-333) and index.
Contents
  • Introduction: a clash of visions-then and now
  • The way things were
  • Landmarks preservation: precursor of positive change
  • Greenwich Village: Jacobs, Moses, and me
  • Soho: a Moses defeat, a Jacobs victory
  • Reconsidering Robert Moses: what's to reconsider?
  • The factory: the secret life of New York industry
  • The Upper West Side: what Moses couldn't kill
  • Westway: a conversation with Jane Jacobs
  • Big things get done
  • Conclusion: their shadows still hover.
ISBN
  • 9781568584386 (alk. paper)
  • 1568584385 (alk. paper)
LCCN
2009047501
OCLC
435418544
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