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Author Ascher, Kate.

Title The works : anatomy of a city / Kate Ascher ; researched by Wendy Marech.

Imprint New York : Penguin Press, 2005.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    307.1216 ASH    DUE 08-17-20
Description 228 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 29 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents Moving people : streets, subway, bridges & tunnels -- Moving freight : rail freight, maritime freight, air cargo, markets -- Power : electricity, natural gas, steam -- Communications : telephone, moving the mail, the airwaves -- Keeping it clean : water, sewage, garbage -- The future.
Summary An account of the interconnected technology, transportation, and utility systems supporting New York City pairs detailed graphic images with explanations of behind-the-scenes mechanisms and processes for key structures and everyday arenas.
Subject City planning.
Infrastructure (Economics)
Added Author Marech, Wendy.
Added Title Anatomy of a city
ISBN 1594200718
9780143112709 (pbk.)
0143112708 (pbk.)

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