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Title:
The City Beautiful Movement
Author:
Wilson, William H. (William Henry), 1935-
Edition:
Johns Hopkins paperback edition.
Publication Information:
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994.

©1989
Physical Description:
x, 365 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Frederick Law Olmsted and the City Beautiful Movement -- Municipal improvement and beautifying the entire community -- The Columbian Exposition and the City Beautiful Movement -- The ideology and aesthetics of the City Beautiful Movement -- The struggle for an urban park and boulevard system in Kansas City -- An elite campaign for beauty and utility in Harrisburg -- John C. Olmsted's plan for Seattle -- Bossism as civic idealism, planning, and reform in Denver -- The Kansas City Union Station and the City Beautiful ideal -- The collapse of the civic center dream in Seattle -- The realization of the civic center ideal in Denver -- The survival of the City Beautiful technique in Dallas -- The glory, destruction, and meaning of the City Beautiful Movement.
ISBN:
9780801849787
Format :
Book

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