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Title Robert Moses and the modern city : the transformation of New York / edited by Hilary Ballon and Kenneth T. Jackson.

Imprint New York : W. W. Norton & Co., c2007.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    711.4092 Moses,R ROB    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 336 p. : ill. (some col.), maps, plans ; 27 cm.
Note "This book is published in conjunction with the three-part exhibition 'Robert Moses and the modern city'"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 324-327) and index.
Contents Robert Moses projects : a portfolio / Andrew Moore -- Introduction / Hilary Ballon and Kenneth T. Jackson -- Robert Moses and the rise of New York : the power broker in perspective / Kenneth T. Jackson -- Equipping the public realm : rethinking Robert Moses and recreation / Marta Gutman -- Rebuilding New York in the auto age : Robert Moses and his highways / Owen D. Gutfreund -- Robert Moses and urban renewal : the Title I program / Hilary Ballon -- Robert Moses, race, and the limits of an activist state / Martha Biondi -- Revolt of the urbs : Robert Moses and his critics / Robert Fishman -- Robert Moses and city planning / Joel Schwartz -- Catalog of built work and projects in New York City, 1934-1968: Pools -- Beaches -- Neighborhood playgrounds and parks -- City parks -- Roads and crossings -- Housing and urban renewal -- Miscellaneous projects.
Subject Moses, Robert, 1888-1981.
City planners -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Municipal officials and employees -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Public works -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Ballon, Hilary.
Jackson, Kenneth T.
ISBN 9780393732061 (hardcover)
0393732061 (hardcover)
9780393732436 (paperback)
0393732436 (paperback)

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